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Confirmation Delay / Vice President Designate Ford #225810

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 18, 1973
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(Studio) Democrats in House to take their time in confirming Vice President designate Gerald Ford.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Democratic House leader Thomas O'Neill says Ford won't be confirmed till December Supreme Court ruling with regard to White House tapes to come near then also. Ford nom. used to pressure Nixon into surrendering tapes. O'Neill and Speaker Carl Albert deny any such strategy.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Studio) Senator Edward Kennedy believes Ford's opinion about any court decision to release White House tapes and President' obligation to such decision should be questioned.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Mudd, Roger

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