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Rockefeller / Presidential Candidate #468111

NBC Evening News for Monday, Dec 10, 1973
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(Studio) New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller to announce resignation tomorrow, allegedly to devote full time to `76 campaign for presidency.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(No location given) [In October 1973, ROCKEFELLER - says he intends to keep options open with regard to presidential campaign.] Rockefeller spoke to group useful to presidential candidate. [ROCKEFELLER - speaks out on government spending.] In Arizona last month, Rockefeller mends dispute with Senator Barry Goldwater. [ROCKEFELLER - insists Arizona should be proud of great man like Goldwater.] In New York last week, Rockefeller meets with men useful to presidential candidate, incling. Gerald Ford, and Daniel Moynihan. In Atlanta conference for South Republicans, Rockefeller still makes no commitment to presidential campaign. [ROCKEFELLER - speaks out on tough plans needed to deal with energy crisis. Washington, DC doesn't hold all answers.]
REPORTER: Richard Hunt

(Studio) `76 election long time off, but Harris poll places Rockefeller as people's 4th nomination Senator Charles Percy, 3rd; Governor Ronald Reagan, 2nd, Vice President Gerald Ford 1st choice among Republicans today.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Hunt, Richard

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