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Rockefeller Death #260228

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jan 27, 1979
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(Studio) Pvt. funeral for Nelson Rockefeller said set Monday, with memorial service Friday Rockefeller death said from heart attack.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(No location given) Biography of Nelson Rockefeller given. Franklin Roosevelt, Hubert Humphrey and Lyndon Johnson mentioned. State University system of New York cited as his finest accomplishment and his handling of the Attica state prison riot noted as his darkest hour. [Nelson ROCKEFELLER - speaks of 1964 presidential campaign.] President Richard Nixon, President Gerald Ford and Watergate cited. [Nelson and Happy ROCKEFELLER - speaks of his failure to become president]
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Studio) Report with regard to reactions to Rockefeller's death introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(DC) President Carter's comments on Rockefeller given. [Henry KISSINGER - speaks of Rockefeller.] [Rockefeller aide Hugh MORROW - says Rockefeller loved a battle.] [West Virginia Governor John D. ROCKEFELLER IV - says nothing could stop Nelson.] [Richard NIXON - speaks of Rockefeller's enormous energy.] [Gerald FORD - speaks of his role as Vice President] [MORROW - speaks of Rockefeller's acceptance of not being president]
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

(Studio) CBS special report tonight on Rockefeller's life announced.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Reporter(s):
Dean, Morton;
Morton, Bruce;
Schieffer, Bob
Duration:
00:08:30

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