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Rockefeller / Confirmation Hearings #29144

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 13, 1974
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(Studio) Vice President designate Nelson Rockefeller goes before Senator Rules Committee as confirmation hearings reopen. Rockefeller faces stiff questioning about Rockefeller backing for degrading Arthur Goldberg book.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Capitol Hill) Rockefeller insists he never bought influence or political favor with money given or loaned to others. Rockefeller admits brother Laurance put up money to back Goldberg book. [ROCKEFELLER - takes full blame for Goldberg matter.] [Senator Robert BYRD - heckles Rockefeller for leaking truth about Goldberg book piecemeal.] [ROCKEFELLER - says committee had information about book during confirmation hearings in September] Byrd says he'll probably vote for confirmation despite his harsh questions.
REPORTER: Bob Clark

Reporter(s):
Clark, Bob;
Smith, Howard K.
Duration:
00:04:30

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