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Rockefeller / Confirmation Hearings #231905

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 14, 1974
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(Studio) Vice President designate Nelson Rockefeller appears again for questioning at confirmation hearings.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Senators Hugh Scott, Robert Griffin argue over yesterday's coverage of hearings. [GRIFFIN - believes some members of Congress afraid Rockefeller might be too good a Vice President] [ROCKEFELLER - refers to Lord's Prayer in trying to justify loans and money gifts to associates and friends. States he wouldn't make loans to federal employees if he were Vice President; 2 stipulations placed on statement; details given.] Subject of derogatory book financed with Rockefeller money, Arthur Goldberg,appears before members of Congress at hearings. [Senator GRIFFIN - asks if Goldberg believes Rockefeller's backing of book fraudulent or illegal.] [GOLDBERG - says he's not expressing opinion about Rockefeller confirmation.] Laurance Rockefeller and 4 Rockefeller family attys. to appear at hearings tomorrow.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Studio) Harris poll taken in 1st week of November shows erosion in public support of Rockefeller; details given.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Mudd, Roger
Duration:
00:03:30

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