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Nixon / Politics / Cabinet (Round Table) #1215

ABC Evening News for Friday, Dec 06, 1968
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(Studio) [LAWRENCE - says Nixon vote no mandate vote. Democrat control of Congress noted.] [NIXON, on film - discusses Cabinet.] [REYNOLDS - cabinet to be suggested.] [CLARK - says Tom Dewey rejected Secretary of State offer. Douglas Dillon will probably be Secretary of State, not Bill Scranton.] [LAWRENCE - says Dewey role noted.] [CLARK - says Senator Henry "Scoop" Jackson to be Secretary Defense.] [LAWRENCE - analyzes Jackson.] [CLARK - says Rogers Morton expected as Secretary Interior.] [LAWRENCE - analyzes Morton.] [CLARK - says George Romney to be in Cabinet; probably Secretary Commerce.] [CLARK - says Governor Volpe to be Secretary Transportation.] [LAWRENCE - analyzes Volpe, Romney.] [CLARK - says Daniel Patrick Moynihan probably to be Secretary HUD.] [LAWRENCE - analyzes Moynihan.] [CLARK - says David Kennedy may be Secretary Treasury; though may be Maurice Stans or Arthur Burns. John Mitchell quoted as saying won't accept cabinet post, but Clark chooses him Attorney Gnl. Robert Finch will be Secretary HEW. Postmaster General and Agr. and Labor Secys. still uncertain.]
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds, Bill Lawrence, Bob Clark

Lawrence, Bill;
Reynolds, Frank;
Clark, Bob

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