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ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 15, 1974
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(Studio) Ford Vice President selection may be delayed.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Ambassador Anatoly Dobrynin brings word of free emigration of Soviet Jews. Senators Abraham Ribicoff, Henry Jackson, and Jacob Javits let news out; Jackson sure trade legislature, without discriminatory Soviet provisions, can be passed. [JACKSON - says moving toward agreement.] Ford tells county representatives he's opposed to $20 billion transit spending. John Marsh sworn in as senior adviser with cabinet rank. Shown with Ford. [FORD - calls Marsh former Democrat, now independent working with Republican] Wants Alexander Haig to continue on as chief of staff for duration. Defense attorney J. Fred Buzhardt resigns. Jaworski unhappy with Buzhardt and James Saint Clair's ruling that President tapes belonged to Nixon. Jaworski convinces White House not to give any tapes to Nixon until further talks.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

Jarriel, Tom;
Smith, Howard K.

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