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Nixon Cabinet Changes #18566

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 23, 1972
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(Studio) Changes slated for Nixon's `73 cabinet.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) Earl Butz will continue as Agriculture Secretary; Peter Peterson will remain Commerce Secretary; Rogers Morton will remain Interior Secretary; George Shultz will remain Treasury Secretary William Rogers, Secretary of State, might be replaced by John Connally or Elliot Richardson of HEW. Undersecretary HEW, John Veneman, might replace Richardson as Department of Health, Education and Welfare Secretary Defense Secretary Melvin Laird will resign and be replaced by Dep. Defense Secretary Kenneth Rush or an outsider. George Romney of US Housing and Urban Development to be succeeded by White House counselor Don. Rumsfeld. Transportation Secretary John Volpe will be replaced. Labor Secretary James Hodgson may be succeeded by Undersecretary Laurence Silbermam. Attorney General Richard Kleindienst may be replaced. Nixon may try to reorg. bureaucracy.
REPORTER: Herbert Kaplow

Kaplow, Herbert;
Reasoner, Harry

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