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Rockefeller / Vice President Confirmation Hearings #33434

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 25, 1974
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(Studio) Vice President nominee, Nelson Rockefeller, completes 3rd day of confirmation hearings.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Capitol Hill) Rockefeller reveals former Vice PresidentSpiro Agnew and former White House aide John Ehrlichman asked him for fin help after their resignations. [ROCKEFELLER - says he refused both requests.] [Senator Robert BYRD - asks if Rockefeller were President would he evoke doctrine of executive privilege to prevent members of executive branch from appearing before certain cmtes.] [ROCKEFELLER - refuses to make flat commitment against evoking exec. privilege.] Witnesses opposed to Rockefeller begin testimony tomorrow. Rockefeller will most likely be approved by committee
REPORTER: Bill Zimmerman

Reasoner, Harry;
Zimmerman, Bill

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