CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 11, 1968
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(Studio) Secretary of State Dean Rusk meets William Rogers. Talk 1 hour Comment with regard to new Cabinet and Secretary of State follows.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) Cabinet said not to act as group. Acts as individuals. James Madison 1st to use word "Cabinet." Role of group described. No former president or v. president hopefuls in Nixon Cabinet. No Negro mbrs.; only one Southerner. Level of competence high. Who will be closest to Nixon not yet known. William Rogers considered. Liked by press; smooth dealer with Congress Nixon strong point said to be foreign relations.
REPORTER: Eric Sevareid
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