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NBC Evening News for
Friday, Feb 09, 1979

Headline: Rockefeller Will

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(Studio) Filing of late Nelson Rockefeller's will in New York City noted. Beneficiaries reported to include wife and 2 sons, 2 New York City museums and National Trust for Historic Preservation.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(NYC) Rockefeller's will said to have forgiven debt owed by aide Megan Marshack, who was with Rockefeller at time of death and has become center of controversy with regard to death. Photos and films shown. Details about controversy over time of Rockefeller's heart attack and Marshack's summoning of help given. Alleged involvement of local NBC television personality Ponchitta Pierce stated. Rockefeller family spokesperson Hugh Morrow mentioned.
REPORTER: Gerald Harrington

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Program Time:05:39:30 pm - 05:41:20 pm. Duration: 01:50
Reporters:Brinkley, David; Harrington, Gerald
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Broadcast Type:Evening News Segment Type: News Content
Record Number:503177