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White House Police Uniforms #208308

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 19, 1970
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(Studio) White House removes guards dress hats, returns to old style.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Uniforms prompted mail and comments, mostly critical; and police don't like them; was Nixon's idea after European tour.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) [Designer Jim MUSCATELO - tried to make something different that would look nice at White House] [Clothing Designer Bill BLASS - says he has seen better uniforms on doormen.] Nixon has now reconsidered, will use old police uniforms, white ones only for special occasions and hats going.
REPORTER: Hal Walker

Cronkite, Walter;
Rather, Dan;
Walker, Hal

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