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Clinton / White House Staff / Gergen Appointment / West Point Address #147910

ABC Evening News for Saturday, May 29, 1993
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(Studio: Judd Rose) Report introduced.

(White House: Sam Donaldson) Announcement by President Clinton that Republican David Gergen will become the White House spokesman featured. [CLINTON, GERGEN - comment on the job.] Gergen's background in three Republican White Houses recalled. [Edelman Worldwide executive vice president Michael DEAVER - says the problem is Clinton's inconsistency.] [GERGEN - speculates on what former President Ronald Reagan would say.]

(Studio: Judd Rose) Report introduced.

(West Point: Kathleen deLaski) Graduation speech by Clinton at the United States Military Academy featured. [CLINTON - jokes about haircuts; talks about the military.] Gergen's article in "US News and World Report" about Clinton's relations with the military quoted. [On campus, two CADETS - oppose Clinton's policies.] [West Point alumnus Michael GARY - addresses the gays in the military issue.]

(Studio: Judd Rose; Capitol Hill: Cokie Roberts) The Gergen appointment and the role for now replaced White House communications director George Stephanopoulos discussed.

(Studio: Judd Rose) Continuation of the Gergen interview on tomorrow's "This Week with David Brinkley" mentioned.

Donaldson, Sam;
Roberts, Cokie;
Rose, Judd;
deLaski, Kathleen

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