CBS Evening News for Thursday, Dec 05, 1968
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(Studio) Thoughts given to Nixon appointment and administration
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) Henry Kissinger, Paul McCracken noted. Kissinger said to be Europe-oriented; McCracken characterized. Blacks and economy noted. Interest rate power of Federal Reserve Bd. thought possible McCracken tool. Wilbur Mills' role considered with regard to taxes and federal spending, especially income tax surcharge. Henry Jackson as Defense Secretary nominee said cause of concern. Henry Cabot Lodge talents as negotiator questioned. Douglas Dillon as Secretary of State considered, pro and con. John Kennedy treatment of Dean Rusk noted.
REPORTER: Eric Sevareid
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