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NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 29, 1974
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(Studio) President Ford holds unscheduled press conference before leaving for Michigan to campaign for Republican candidate. Econ. and inflation major topics of conference
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(White House) [FORD - admits United States faces difficult economy circumstances; economy proposals won't be changed, however.] Questioned about Rockefeller. [FORD - says he still believes in Vice President designate Nelson Rockefeller. Believes Rockefeller to use excellent judgement in future with money gifts.]: Asked about Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) talks. [FORD - understands some differences between United States and USSR narrowed during Secretary of State Kissinger's Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) talks in Moscow.] After news conference Ford flies to Grand Rapids, Michigan.
REPORTER: John Cochran

(Studio) At press conf., Ford announces resignation of Federal Energy Administration head John Sawhill.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Sawhill's assocs. believe break with administration occurred after Sawhill proposed tough, unpopular energy conservation measures. [SAWHILL - says he's always been candid and open with Americans; perhaps he should have been more of a politician.] [FORD - announces new Federal Energy Administration head, Andrew Gibson.] Sawhill has been promised another administration job, but he's disappointed by his removal from FEA.
REPORTER: Irving R. Levine

Chancellor, John;
Cochran, John;
Levine, Irving R.

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