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Vice President Replacement Announcement / Ford Possible #23264

ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 12, 1973
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(Studio) President to announce Vice President choice to replace former Vice President Spiro Agnew tonight.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) ABC learns from reliable sources House minority leader Gerald Ford to be named as President' choice. Ford's political views outlined; Ford expected to be confirmed with no problem.

(Studio) President makes decision more quickly than expected.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) Press Secretary Ron Ziegler states President' nomination narrowed to 1; refuses to release name. Hints to new Vice President's identity outlined.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

Clark, Bob;
Jarriel, Tom;
Reasoner, Harry;
Smith, Howard K.

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