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Secretary State Post / Successors #247065

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 21, 1976
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(Studio) Report on those trying for Secretary of State Henry Kissinger's job.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Kissinger's office shown. Job has incrd. in power through years [Democratic presidential candidate Jimmy CARTER - says president should play greater role in international diplomacy.] There are 9 possible successors to Kissinger: George Ball; Paul Warnke, Cyrus Vance; Zbigniew Brzezinski; Richard Gardner; Henry Owen; Senators Hubert H. Humphrey; Frank Church and Henry Jackson. Descriptions of 9 noted. Rptd. Carter will pick Senator for Secretary of State. [Ronald REAGAN - will name his own cabinet, incling. new Secretary of State.] Reagan's possible secretary of states include: James Schlesinger; General Dan. Graham; West Glenn Campbell, and Richard Staar. 4 men described. President Ford promises to keep Kissinger as Secretary of State. Other possibilities include: Vice President Nelson Rockefeller; John Connally; Elliot Richardson, and Melvin Laird. Men described.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

Kalb, Marvin;
Rather, Dan

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