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Nixon / Phlebitis / Ford #33234

ABC Evening News for Friday, Sep 13, 1974
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(Studio) Former President Richard Nixon's personal physician, Dr. Walter Tkach, examines Nixon at San Clemente, California. Dr. says Nixon suffering from 2nd blood clot in leg; Tkach gives opinions with regard to Nixon's physical and mental health. Tkach joined by another family physician, Dr. John Lungren, in examining former President President Ford wants to be kept fully informed on Nixon's condition.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(White House) Ford's physician, Dr. William Lucas, to keep President alert re: Nixon's health. Dep. press secretary Jack Hushen says President still believes Nixon pardon is in best interest of nation. President meets with black Republican leaders [Mayor of Highland Park, Michigan, Robert BLACKWELL - opposes Ford's pardon for Richard Nixon but believes pardon is false issue; details given.] Hushen hints President may hold news conference next week
REPORTER: Steve Bell

Bell, Steve;
Reasoner, Harry

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