CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 30, 1972
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(Studio) Secretary of State Rogers will remain at post during Nixon's 2nd term. Ex-Harvard Prof. Kenneth Rush will be switched from Dep. Defense Secretary to Dep. Secretary of State. New York labor leader Peter Brennan's appointed as Labor Secretary criticized by blacks.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(NYC) [BRENNAN - says record shows New York construction trades have been improving racial practices.] United States Department Labor says racial progress being made in unions. United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says blacks hold few higher skilled jobs - in some trades only 1-2% ntnwide. [Labor director NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) Herbert HILL - says Brennan has actively defended and protected racism in Building Trades Union in New York& elsewhere.] [Ex- Assistant Secretary Labor Arthur FLETCHER - says New York construction trades have lousy record re: racial discrimination.]
REPORTER: David Culhane
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