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Rockefeller / Congressional Reaction #478388

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 20, 1974
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(Studio) Rockefeller says Ford intends to run again in 1976.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Rockefeller lunches with Kissinger and then goes to Capitol Hill. Meets with chairperson Rules Committee, Senator Howard Cannon. Says he'll supply committee with information it wants. Meets with chairperson Judiciary Committee, Representative Peter Rodino. Rodino says study already started. [Senator John TOWER - says confirmation 18 mos. away if they audit his books.] [Senator Robert BYRD - says confident he'll be confirmed; maybe by October 15.] Needs support of Republican conservatives. [Representative John RHODES - can't see how conservatives feel broadening party base bad, un- less they want to stay minority and keep losing.] [Senator Barry GOLDWATER - says it'll upset conservatives in party Told President that.] Goldwater unsure if Rockefeller to be on 1976 ticket.
REPORTER: Catherine Mackin

Chancellor, John;
Mackin, Catherine

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