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CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 22, 1976
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(Studio) President Ford appts. federal labor mediator, W.J. Usery Junior, as Labor Secretary
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Usery's past posts noted. [FORD - thanks Usery for taking post.] [USERY - looks forward to job; will do best.] Ford lists possible Vice President candidates to New Hampshire newspaper editors. They include: Commerce Secretary-designate, Elliot Richardson; Senators Edward Brooke, William Brock and Howard Baker; Govs. Christopher Bond, Dan. Evans and Robert Ray. Ford calls it tragic that CIA Director-designate George Bush had to be ruled out. Senator votes on Bush next week Ford expects 24 to oppose Bush.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Cronkite, Walter;
Schieffer, Bob

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