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Rockefeller / Senate Confirmation #232292

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 10, 1974
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(Studio) Senator confirms Nelson Rockefeller as Vice President
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Capitol Hill) Senator Rules Committee chairperson Howard Cannon says no reason exists to bar Rockefeller from Vice President office. Senator Marlow Cook and Cannon join in calling Rockefeller to tell him about vote. [ROCKEFELLER - praises Cannon for manner in which hearings were conducted.] Senators Barry Goldwater, Birch Bayh, Gaylord Nelson vote against Rockefeller; Senator Peter Dominick votes "present" because Rockefeller contributed $500 to last campaign.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd Artist: Aggie Whelan

(Studio) House to vote on Rockefeller's confirmation next.

(DC) House leadership believes Rockefeller will be confirmed. [Representative Carl ALBERT - believes Rockefeller confirmation likely.] Representative John Anderson thinks most opposing votes to come from Democrats
REPORTER: Connie Chung

Chung, Connie;
Cronkite, Walter;
Mudd, Roger

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