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Carter / Young / Brzezinski / Schultze #243839

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Dec 16, 1976
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(Studio) Jimmy Carter names 3 more staff apptees. today.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Plains, Georgia) National Security Adviser apptee., Columbia University professor Zbigniew Brzezinski, and Econ. Advisors Council head apptee. Charles Schultze, former Johnson budget director, fly to Georgia with Mondale, joining Carter and Georgia Representative Andrew Young, new United Nations ambassador [YOUNG - says decided in Africa before position offered, if it was, couldn't afford to turn it down.] [BRZEZINSKI - says nation is at time of 2 alternatives: incring. international cooperation or incring. turbulence; says it is time which will demand best.] [SCHULTZE - says next to peace, most important objective of new admin. is economy recovery.] Carter appears optimistic with regard to oil price increase being modest; talks with regard to contacts with oil producers. [CARTER - says he and Vance have no control over it nor are they negotiating, but that their views known to mins. is valuable.] Carter talks about reports of pressure against Harold Brown as Defense Secretary [CARTER - says no one has asked him not to appointed Brown.] Carter says he'll have more appts. to announce Sunday or Monday
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Studio) Young had been asked by black leaders not to take United Nations job; reasons cited. Tonight leaders rally behind appointed At UN, appointed considered good.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Young's background noted, especially participation in civil rights mvt. and association with Martin Luther King, Junior Was in Memphis, Tennessee, hospital emergency room when King died. Representatives Atlanta area in Congress Young's reaction to Carter's "ethnic purity" statement noted. Seems certain he'll be confirmed by Congress and follow William Scranton. United Nations problems facing Young noted, include Mid. East, south Africa and 3rd world ntns.
REPORTER: Richard C. Hottelet

Cronkite, Walter;
Hottelet, Richard C.;
Schieffer, Bob

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