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The Presidency In Transition #144016

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 20, 1993
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(Washington: Peter Jennings) Return home of former President George Bush to Houston shown. [BUSH - comments.]

(Washington: Bill Greenwood) Confusion at the White House as the Democrats tried to take over from the outgoing Republicans featured; scenes shown. [White House spokesman Marlin FITZWATER, REPUBLICAN, Democrat VOLUNTEER - comment.]

(Washington: Peter Jennings) Bush noted sending a note to Congress explaining why he ordered three attacks on Iraq. Senate said confirming Les Aspin as Defense Secretary and Warren Christopher as Secretary of State.

(Washington: John McWethy) The rapid transition at the Pentagon examined; scenes shown of Aspin and outgoing Secretary of Defense Dick Cheney and National Security Adviser Brent Scowcroft. UN's plans to fly weapons inspectors back to Iraq tomorrow, the wounding of an American soldier in Somalia and the containment of Haiti by the Coast Guard reported.

Greenwood, Bill;
Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John

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