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Nixon Pardon / Rockefeller Confirmation Hearings #33416

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 24, 1974
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(Studio) Confirmation hearings for Vice President designate Nelson Rockefeller continue. Nixon pardon brought up in hearings.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) Rockefeller applauds Nixon pardon as act of compassion and courage. [ROCKEFELLER - believes Nixon's acceptance of pardon same as admitting guilt.] [Senator Rules Committee Howard CANNON - questions Rockefeller re: equal justice.] [ROCKEFELLER - believes political must be more concerned with morality, justice, trust than ordinary citizen.] Rockefeller questioned about income taxes.
REPORTER: Bill Zimmerman

(Studio) Rockefeller concedes wealth is potential for conflict of interest, but public interest to be paramount if he becomes Vice President
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Reasoner, Harry;
Zimmerman, Bill

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