Search the Archive

Ford Confirmation / House Judiciary Committee #467956

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 29, 1973
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.

(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

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Nessen, Ron
Duration:
00:02:10

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.