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Ford / Day's Events / Oath #33128

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 08, 1974
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(Studio) Report on Gerald Rudolph Ford.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) Vice President's home in Alexandria, Virginia, shown. Ford waves to reporters Rte.- to DC shown. Ford attends ceremony posthumously honoring 7 medal of honor winners. [FORD - talks of uncommon valor displayed by men.] Called to Oval Office after ceremony. Met with Kissinger. Ford will probably want Kissinger to stay on. Ford cancels trip. Man who never made Speaker House goal, prepares to be President
REPORTER: Bill Zimmerman

(Studio) Ford to take oath of office at Friday noon and to speak to nation Friday night. To talk to Congress Monday or Tuesday
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Reasoner, Harry;
Smith, Howard K.;
Zimmerman, Bill

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