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Pardon Issue #478768

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 11, 1974
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(Studio) Clarification of White House statement with regard to Watergate pardons made.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(White House) Senator Hugh Scott and Representative John Rhodes gave President' new version of pardon controversy after meeting with Ford. [RHODES - says President says he'll consider requests for individual pardons.] [SCOTT - says a study would be necessary for individual pardons rather than general study.]
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Pinehurst, North Carolina) Film of Ford's arrival at Pope AFB, North Carolina, shown. Demonstrators against Nixon pardon at dedication of world golf hall of fame. Acting White House press secretary Jack Hushen told reporters any applications for pardons to be processed through Justice Department
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Studio) No information to back up rumors with regard to pardon issue being part of deal with Nixon.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(White House) Some pols. call pardon issue a Ford mistake. Republican candidates feel they may be hurt by Nixon pardon and Watergate pardon issue.
REPORTER: Ron Nessen

Brokaw, Tom;
Chancellor, John;
Nessen, Ron

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