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Clinton / Cabinet Nominations #164519

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 05, 1996
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) The filling of President Clinton's national security posts with retired Republican Senator William Cohen as Secretary of Defense and United States ambassador to the United Nations Madeleine Albright as Secretary of State announced.

(White House: Brit Hume) The nominating of Albright and Cohen and National Security Adviser Anthony Lake as director of the CIA with Sandy Berger taking over Lake's post featured. [ALBRIGHT, COHEN, CLINTON - make introductory comments on the nominations.] The early reaction from Congress to the nominations discussed.

(Studio: Diane Sawyer; State Department: David Ensor) Albright's background as a key strategist in the Clinton White House reviewed; details given of her role on policy in Bosnia and her views on foreign policy. [Stanford University provost Condoleezza RICE - comments.]

Ensor, David;
Hume, Brit;
Sawyer, Diane

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