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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Update given on the heart problems of Secretary of Defense Les Aspin; scenes shown.
(Washington: Jim Wooten) The slow pace of President Clinton's appointments to top-level jobs in cabinet posts, such as the Defense Department, featured; statistics cited on vacant jobs. [After confirmation hearing for Pentagon's chief deputy William Perry, Senator John McCAIN - says the confirmation pace is slow because of the administration's search for diversity.] The difficulty of Clinton's personal role in all the appointments noted.
- Jennings, Peter;
- Wooten, Jim
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