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Rockefeller / Confirmation Hearings #231881

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 13, 1974
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(Studio) Senator Rules Committee reopens confirmation hearings for Vice President designate Nelson Rockefeller. Rockefeller spends most of day discussing Rockefeller backing of unflattering book about Arthur Goldberg; Victor Lasky author.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [ROCKEFELLER - says no gifts or loans made by him corrupted giver or receiver.] Rockefeller admits his role in publication of Goldberg book was mistake. [ROCKEFELLER - apologizes publicly to brother Laurance for getting him involved in Goldberg book.] [Senator Robert BYRD - asks Rockefeller why he took so long to reconstruct facts with regard to Goldberg book.] [ROCKEFELLER - states he didn't realize it was such a big deal.] [BYRD - says Rockefeller's action reminds him of Nixon dirty tricks era., Criticizes Rockefeller for releasing truth piecemeal. Rockefeller returns tomorrow.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Cronkite, Walter;
Mudd, Roger

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