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Carter / Appointments #243864

CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 17, 1976
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(Studio) Jimmy Carter conts. interviews with regard to cabinet posts; today meets with Time, Incorporated Vice President Joan Manley, Idaho Governor Cecil Andrus, Duke University Vice President Dr. Juanita Kreps and AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasury Lane Kirkland in Plains, Georgia.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Report on problems Carter has encountered in trying to get women and minorities in cabinet. Among those turning him down or asking not to be considered are Texas Judge Reynaldo Garza, National Urban League execs. Vernon Jordan, Franklin Thomas, Detroit Mayor Coleman Young, Los Angeles Mayor Thomas Bradley, former IBM Vice President Jane Cahill Pfeiffer. Chances of cabinet job for Texas Representative Barbara Jordan said to be fading. Reasons for dropout rate noted. Still under consideration are federal Judges Leon Higginbotham and Shirley Hofstettler, Time, Incorporated Vice President Joan Manley, Duke University Vice President Juanita Kreps and Gary (IN) mayor Richard Hatcher.
REPORTER: Barry Serafin

Cronkite, Walter;
Serafin, Barry

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