NBC Evening News for Monday, Dec 31, 1973
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(Studio) Spencer Kimball becomes 12th president of Mormon Church. Kimball succeeds Harold Lee.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Salt Lake City, UT) Ezra Taft Benson next in line for presidency. Kimball's background reviewed. [KIMBALL - says his health good.] Kimball asked about Mormon policy forbidding Negroes full status in Mormon Church. [KIMBALL - unsure if policy will be changed. God makes policy not church or leaders]
REPORTER: Tom Pettit
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