CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 10, 1973
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(Studio) 25th Amendment allows President to name Vice President replacement. Speaker of House next in line for President' position.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(White House) Speaker Carl Albert has Secret Service protection. 25th Amendment outlined; procedures for replacement reviewed. Vice President speculation incls. former Governor William Scranton, Governor Ronald Reagan, Governor Nelson Rockefeller, former Secretary of State William Rogers, Supreme Court justice Warren Burger, White House cnsl. Melvin Laird, former Senator John Sherman Cooper, majority leader Mike Mansfield, John Connally. White House remains mum with regard to speculation. President to meet with Congress leaders for suggestions.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
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