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Carter / Staff Positions #243320

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 12, 1976
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(Studio) Jimmy Carter lets it be known selection of persons for major jobs in new administration will be similar to selection of Mondale as Vice President
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Plains, Georgia) 2 teams on transition come in from Washington, DC to talk with Carter and wife; 1 is on inauguration, other consists of aides Jack Watson and Hamilton Jordan to talk with regard to filling positions on staff. Watson and Jordan deny they've been at odds; after meeting with Carter, they talk to reporters; say those considered for positions will be known to public. [WATSON - notes process of dealing with cabinet positions.] [JORDAN - says decisions made in 2 mos. will have to be good ones, as they'll be lived with for 4 years] Inauguration plans noted.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint

(Studio) Most expensive inauguration in history was Richard Nixon's 2nd; details noted.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Mudd, Roger;
Pierpoint, Robert

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