NBC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 29, 1973
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(Studio) House Judiciary Committee approves nomination of Gerald Ford for Vice President Committee chairperson Peter Rodino sets full House vote for Ford on December 6.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Capitol Hill) [Representative Thomas RAILSBACK - hopes all representatives could undergo such close scrutiny as Ford and come through as well.] [Representative Jerome WALDIE - thinks nomination suffers from same ails as Nixon administration] [Representative Don EDWARDS - believes careful investigation reflects Ford's unsuitableness for confirmation.] [Representative Jack BROOKS - likes Ford and thinks he should become President] Vote by roll call taken. Results outlined. [RODINO - announces Ford's confirmation.] Committee to have more time for Nixon impeachment probe now.
REPORTER: Ron Nessen