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Rockefeller, Kissinger / Money Gifts / Ford #231800

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 09, 1974
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(Studio) Senator Rules Committee chairperson Howard Cannon asks Vice President designate Nelson Rockefeller to explain money gifts to political aides and friends, incling. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger. Rockefeller agrees to explain. Subject comes up at Ford's press conference
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(White House) [FORD - says he's fond of Kissinger and also admires him.] Ford sure Rockefeller gift not improper. [FORD - says every applicable tax on money gift to Kissinger was paid.] President didn't discuss Nixon pardon.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Studio) Reporter Connie Chung learns Rockefeller gave very expensive glass figurines to 14-member national commission on water quality last Christmas.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Schieffer, Bob

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