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Rockefeller / Nursing Homes #241666

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 28, 1975
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(Studio) Vice President Nelson Rockefeller denies wrongdoing while New York Governor with regard to nursing home scandals.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(New York) To Moreland Cmsn., Vice President denied instructing aide to intervene on behalf of nursing home millionaire, Bernard Bergman. [ROCKEFELLER - says asked aide to look into matter, not intervene.] [Chairperson Morris ABRAM - asks if aide intervened and failed.] [ROCKEFELLER - says don't try to intervene and fail from governor's office.] [ABRAM - says no way anybody could compel people not to talk to you.] [ROCKEFELLER - asks if anybody told not to talk to him.] [ABRAM - says doesn't think so.] [ROCKEFELLER - want to know.] [CNSL. - says incorrect.] Rockefeller to go before New York grand jury to explain his actions during 1971 prison riot.
REPORTER: Connie Chung

Chung, Connie;
Mudd, Roger

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