Gerald Ford Speeches & Audio

Rockefeller Sworn In as Vice President

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Rockefeller Sworn In as Vice President

(2 min) tv-14

On Dec. 19, 1974, Nelson A. Rockefeller was sworn in as the 41st vice president of the United States. Rockefeller, former governor of New York, was appointed by Gerald Ford after he himself vacated the office to become U.S. president upon Richard Nixon's resignation.