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Carter / Cabinet Nominations Confirmed #248530

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 19, 1977
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(Studio) Juanita Kreps Commerce Secretary; Brock Adams, Secretary of Trans.; and Griffin Bell, Attorney General nominees approved by Senator Judiciary Committee today.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Washington, DC) [Republican MD, Senator Charles MATHIAS - thought of votes he cast against Judge Haynsworth and Judge Carswell and finds it impossible to advise President to go forward with this nomination.] Roll call vote went largely along party lines. 3 members as they voted cited. Tally cited: 3 votes no from Mathias, Chafee and Heinz; abstention from Democrat Riegle; and 10 votes yes. NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) announcements cited.
REPORTER: Fred Graham

Cronkite, Walter;
Graham, Fred

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