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Kissinger / Ford / Morton / Politics #245732

CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 05, 1976
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(Studio) White House spokesperson say Secretary of State Henry Kissinger won't be part of new Ford administration
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Green Bay, WI) April 3 film shown. [President FORD - wants Kissinger to be Secretary of State as long as he's President] Ex-Defense Secretary Melvin Laird says Kissinger has said he plans to leave next year
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(DC) Ford campaign manager, Rogers Morton, said Saturday that Kissinger won't be part of new Ford team.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Phoenix, Arizona) [MORTON - says figured Kissinger would want to do something else for next 4 years, since he's been in administration for so long.]
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer (KOOL-TV)

(DC) [KISSINGER - hasn't seen what Morton said. Asks: Morton running for President?] Sources say new Secretary of State will be drawn from group incling. ex-Texas Governor John Connally; Defense Secretary Don. Rumsfeld; Laird; Commerce Secretary Eliot Richardson; United Nations ambassador William Scranton, and Vice President Nelson Rockefeller. Kissinger won't be forced out before election.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Cronkite, Walter;
Schieffer, Bob

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