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Vice President Home / Renovation / White House Picnic / President's Pool #240546

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 18, 1975
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(Studio) Mrs. Nelson Rockefeller gives reporters chance to see how renovation of vice presidential residence coming along.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Rockefellers to be less than full-time residents at official Vice President home. [Mrs. ROCKEFELLER - says $35,000 round bed purchased by her husband for house is really very attractive.] In September, Rockefellers to host 10 ptys. for Washington, DC dignitaries to thank them for providing official residence.
REPORTER: Connie Chung

(White House) Meanwhile, 1st Lady holds picnic on White House lawn for Republican congress wives. Mrs. Ford had suggested they brown-bag it, and they did, to Mrs. Ford's surprise. [Mrs. FORD - says after considering economy, etc., brown bag lunch not bad idea.] Few yds. away, work on President's pool going ahead; pool expected to be complete by July 4; pool built with contributions from friends.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite (narrates)

Chung, Connie;
Cronkite, Walter

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