CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 20, 1968
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(Studio) Richard Nixon chooses United Nations ambassador
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(New York, New York) [NIXON - announces appointed of Charles Yost.] Spiro Agnew V. P. choice recalled. Yost profiled. [NIXON - requests end of televised presentation, as in case of Henry Kissinger.] Nixon reasons for ending TV coverage considered. Sargent Shriver said to have turned job down. Others did likewise: Hubert Humphrey, Eugene McCarthy. Shriver to remain awhile as ambassador to France. Camera coverage resumes. [YOST - speaks re: Mideast.]
REPORTER: Dan Rather
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