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Vice President Replacement Announcement #225710

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 12, 1973
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(Studio) President to name Vice President replacement tonight, subject to Congress approval.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(White House) President apparently keeps nomination secret even from family. No leak of nomination available.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Studio) Address to be covered by CBS at 9 p.m. EDT to be followed by special report on President'selection. Text of 25th Amendment reviewed with regard to next move for Congress confirmation of Vice President choice.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Senator unable to agree on format. Exs. of proposals and arguments reviewed.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Studio) CBS President Arthur Taylor requests committee action and floor debate re: Vice President nomination be open to live coverage.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Mudd, Roger;
Rather, Dan

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