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Bush / Transition / Economy #113015

ABC Evening News for Monday, Nov 21, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Presence of five men who were or will be president in DC on same day mentioned. Report introduced.

(DC: Jim Wooten) Decision by President-elect George Bush to retain cabinet members Attorney General Richard Thornburgh and Educ. Secretary Lauro Cavazos reported [BUSH - says OMB director has been saved for last.] [OMB designate Richard DARMAN - comments on economy issues.] Bush shown meeting with ex-presidents Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter. [FORD -calls for moderate increase in taxes.] [CARTER - says he can't foresee balancing budget without revenue increases] [Ex-pres. Richard NIXON - wonders if Bush's flexible freeze will work.] Bush's upcoming mtgs. with president of Mexico and Mikhail Gorbachev noted.

Jennings, Peter;
Wooten, Jim

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