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Ford Support / Vice President Nom. Rockefeller #28638

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 15, 1974
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(Studio) President Ford fully supports Nelson Rockefeller as his Vice President Rockefeller to answer further questions from Senator Rules Committee with regard to questionable uses of Rockefeller wealth.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(NYC) [ROCKEFELLER - states gifts of money to friends and aides perfectly legal and moral.] Asked about withdrawing name from Vice President nomination [ROCKEFELLER - says he has no plans to withdraw.] Asked about chances for confirmation. [ROCKEFELLER - states committee already had all info. that's come out in news.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) Spokesperson for Rules Committee says hearings for Rockefeller's nom likely to reopen. ABC learns FBI questioned Arthur Goldberg specifically about controversial biography; Goldberg told FBI Rockefeller wouldn't be involved in such propaganda. Goldberg now prepared to tell different story to Senate committee
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Smith, Howard K.

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