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(Studio) Carter's vacation on Saint Simons Island, Georgia, winds up.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Saint Simons Island, Georgia) Reporter notes seclusion Carter has had at Musgrove Plantation; today Carter again talks to reporters [CARTER - notes briefings he's studied; says he'll probably meet with Ford later in month] Carter vacation activities noted, include fish he caught; these cooked by temporary chef Carl C. Outlaw. [OUTLAW - says Carter's easy to cook for.] Carter returns to Plains, Georgia, Thursday
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint
(DC) [Carter transition director Jack WATSON - notes support of both labor and blacks; says Carter team will try to staff government with competent people from every sector of society.] Background on Watson noted; he's native Texan, graduate of Harvard and is ex-Marine. Has been mentioned as possible head of Office of Management and Budget. Transition objectives noted. [WATSON - talks about hiring procedure for government jobs.] Govt. Printing Office to publish book tomorrow with regard to jobs exempt from Civil Service.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl
- Cronkite, Walter;
- Pierpoint, Robert;
- Stahl, Lesley
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