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Transition / Clinton's Economic Team / Bentsen, Panetta #138936

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 10, 1992
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Naming of President-elect Bill Clinton's economic team reported: Senator Lloyd Bentsen as Treasury Secretary with Roger Altman as deputy Secretary, Representative Leon Panetta as OMB director with Alice Rivlin as his deputy and Robert Rubin as economic adviser.

(Little Rock: Jim Wooten) The economic team examined; scenes shown; details given of the role for Rubin. [CLINTON - talks about Bentsen and Panetta.] [RIVLIN - comments.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Dallas: Charles Murphy) Bentsen's establishment background, including his ties to big business and his role as a Washington insider, reviewed. [Merrill Lynch executive vice president John STEFFENS, Center for Responsive Politics Ellen MILLER - offer views on the Bentsen appointment.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: Sheilah Kast) Panetta's economic views and political background reviewed. [PANETTA - comments.]

Jennings, Peter;
Kast, Sheilah;
Murphy, Charles;
Wooten, Jim

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