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Happy Rockefeller / Breast Cancer #28680

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 17, 1974
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(Studio) Wife of Vice President designate Nelson Rockefeller, Happy, undergoes surgery for breast cancer.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(NYC) [ROCKEFELLER - announces surgery details to reporters Believes Happy's finding lump in breast resulted from Betty Ford's recent removal of breast.] Mrs. Rockefeller always healthy and active. [ROCKEFELLER - says lymph nodes seem to be free of cancer.] [Surgeon, Dr. Jerome URBAN - states Mrs. Rockefeller recuperating fantastically.]
REPORTER: Ann Medina

(Studio) Mrs. Ford sends best wishes for rapid recovery to Mrs. Rockefeller. President Ford also expresses his sorrow.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Medina, Ann;
Reasoner, Harry

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