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NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 20, 1974
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(Studio) Report on history of Rockefeller.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(No location given) Family history given, along with photos. Served under FDR, Eisenhower, and Truman. Ran for New York Governor in 1958 and won. Dropped out as President contender in 1960 after Nixon adopted some of his planks. Pol. future dimmed when divorced and married to "Happy", mother of 2 of his 7 children.
REPORTER: Richard Hunt

1 son dead. 1964 convention shown. He spoke for Republican liberal wing. Booed when tried to introduction plank against right-wing extremists in party After failing to get 1968 President nomination, elected governor for 4th time. Resigned in December of 1973. [ROCKEFELLER - says won't seek 5th term.] Chairperson Commission on Critical Choices, study of long-range national problems. Took tough stands on Attica and drugs; seen as conservative turn.

(Studio) Rockefeller money to go to trust fund.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Hunt, Richard

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