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Rockefeller / Confirmation #28661

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 16, 1974
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(Studio) Senator Rules Committee and its chairperson Howard Cannon investigate $50,000 loan made to former New York Republican chairperson, L. Judson Morhouse, by Nelson Rockefeller, Vice President designate. Morhouse later convicted of bribery in liquor scandal. Vice President hearings for Nelson Rockefeller to be delayed till more evidence can be gathered.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(NYC) [ROCKEFELLER - expresses concern over delay to appear before Senator Rules Committee]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Capitol Hill) [Senator CANNON - says Rockefeller disappointed about delay; reasons for delay outlined.] Senator Richard SCHWEIKER - states many Americans concerned about recent revelations with regard to use of Rockefeller wealth.] Senator hopes to act on Vice President nomination by late November but hearings may delay confirmation vote.

Clark, Bob;
Smith, Howard K.

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