CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 03, 1973
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(Studio) President' top energy adviser, John Love, resigns. Dep. Treasury Secretary William Simon succeeds Love.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) Love and chief deputy Charles DiBona apparently tried hard to deal with energy crisis, but complaints of their management shortcomings reached White House Love's staff believes Treasury Secretary George Shultz and President' cnsl. Melvin Laird persuaded President to get rid of Love.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(DC) [LOVE - states new energy agency already formed under Simon's direction.] Love questioned about feelings toward new agency. [LOVE - wishes Simon well. Feels relieved to get out of energy crisis now.] Asked about future plans. [LOVE - plans to return to Colorado and possibly practice law. Won't try again for public office.] Love concedes policy differences existed between himself and administration
REPORTER: Hal Walker
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