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Ambassador Confirmations #202954

CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 07, 1969
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(Studio) Senator For. Relations Committee conducts hearing on 3 Nixon ambassador nominations. Focused on Philadelphia publisher Walter Annenberg nominated for Great Britain.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Annenberg owns 4 newspapers, 2 magazines, 5 radio stations, and 6 TV stations. Wife gave $2,500 to Nixon campaign. Annenberg's father, Moses, sentenced to prison for tax evasion. [ANNENBERG - says tragedies either destroy you or inspire you to do better.] Annenberg to use own money to furnish American embassy. Wants to tear down eagle on embassy. [ANNENBERG - says British don't remember what eagle is for.] Ambassador to USSR , Jacob Beam, confirmed. Ambassador to Belgium, John Eisenhower, confirmed.
REPORTER: David Dick

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Dick, David
Duration:
00:02:50

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