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Rockefeller / Vice President Confirmation Hearings #231367

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 16, 1974
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(Studio) Senator Rules Committee chairperson Howard Cannon rejects Vice President designate Nelson Rockefeller's request for immediate reopening of his confirmation hearings.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [CANNON - explains reason for delaying hearings.] [Minority leader Hugh SCOTT - says he's against any delay in reopening hearings.] Chairperson House Judiciary Committee Peter Rodino for delaying hearings.
REPORTER: Connie Chung

(Studio) Rockefeller regrets Cannon's decision.
REPORTER: North Carolina

(NYC) [ROCKEFELLER - says he's ready and willing to appear before Senator Rules Committee and clear matter up; believes he has right to appear.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) Report follows with regard to Rockefeller contribution to Nixon `72 campaign.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Info. from General Accounting Office pushes real contribution above amount stated by Rockefeller family. Details of how contributions made outlined.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

Chung, Connie;
Cronkite, Walter;
Dean, Morton

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