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Nixon / Transition Money / Tape Vault #478769

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 11, 1974
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(Studio) General Services Admin. asks Congress for $850,000 Nixon transition money for change to private life.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) [WEAK AUDIO 5:34:20-5:35:00] Committee intends to squeeze every penny. [Senator Mark HATFIELD - says committee must judge granting of money in light of possibility of Nixon's using money for private property.] [G.S.A. Arthur SAMPSON - states funds not to improve Nixon's financial well-being or for personal services.] Senators appalled at idea of $110,000 vault for Nixon's tapes. [SAMPSON - says they're Nixon's tapes and he can choose storage place.] [Senator Joseph MONTOYA - says it appears Sampson given snow-job in San Clemente.] Montoya may call Ronald Ziegler as witness.
REPORTER: Robert McCormick

Chancellor, John;
McCormick, Robert

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