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Rockefeller #241577

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 21, 1975
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(Studio) Report on Vice President Nelson Rockefeller.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) August 29, 1974, film shows President Ford naming Rockefeller as his V. P. choice. Film clips shown of Rockefeller during political career. December 19, 1974, film shows swearing-in. Aide says Rockefeller frustrated. He tries to maintain low profile. Film clips show him at work. February 27, 1975, film shown. [ROCKEFELLER - says no one cares about 1980 pols. Trying to meet today's problems.] He helped President with CIA report Vice President and men have control of domestic council His idea for government finance corporation won approval to channel money into energy projects. He's become effective administration lobbyist. Conservative part of Republican party doesn't like Rockefeller. [Chairperson Florida Republican party Bill TAYLOR - says no great opposition if Ford wants Rockefeller for Vice President] NPACT - film shown. [FORD - says Rockefeller has done excellent job.] Rockefeller to travel through South and W. this fall. He knows he won't be elected President, so he'll stay Vice President
REPORTER: Connie Chung

Chung, Connie;
Mudd, Roger

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