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Rockefeller / Senate Confirmation / President' Day #29530

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 10, 1974
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(Studio) Senator confirms Nelson Rockefeller as Vice President
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Capitol Hill) Senator Birch Bayh plans to vote against Rockefeller, but Senator Rules Committee chairperson Howard Cannon states no evidence found to warrant voting against confirmation. Senator Barry Goldwater votes against confirmation. [ROCKEFELLER - praises confirmation hearings.] House expected to confirm Rockefeller next week
REPORTER: Bob Clark Artist: Robert Altemus

(Studio) President Ford joins Vice President designate in New York shortly after Senate vote.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(NYC) President Ford meets with Rockefeller and others with regard to food and energy problems. William Ronan, New York port authority chairperson, also present at meeting President to meet with auto industry execs. next week to discuss effect of poor car sales on economy President Ford meets with world heavyweight champion, Muhammad Ali, later in day. White House reveals President willing to accept higher level of federal spending to stimulate employment than he first announced.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

Clark, Bob;
Jarriel, Tom;
Reasoner, Harry

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