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Bush / Cabinet / Powell #190110

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Dec 16, 2000
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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Report introduced.

(Austin: Mike von Fremd) President-elect George W. Bush's selection of former Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Colin Powell as Secretary of State featured. [BUSH - says Powell is an American hero.] [POWELL - accepts the job as the first African-American to be Secretary of State.]

(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Martha Raddatz) Powell's popularity and political skills featured. [January 23, 1991, POWELL - outlines his Persian Gulf war strategy.] [Former national security adviser Anthony LAKE - predicts Powell will be the dominant voice on international issues.] [Bard College professor James CHACE - says Powell will be reluctant to use military intervention.] [Former NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) commander Admiral Leighton SMITH - comments on Powell's job of advising the president.]

Raddatz, Martha;
Vargas, Elizabeth;
von Fremd, Mike

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