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CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 26, 1977
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(Studio) Senator confirms Ray Marshall as Labor Secretary and Andrew Young as United Nations ambassador One cabinet officer takes oath of office today.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) President Carter goes to Justice Department to swear in Attorney General Griffin Bell, instead of having ceremony at White House Carter symbolizes campaign pledge to open doors of justice to all by opening front doors to Justice Department, closed since Vietnam demonstrations of 1970. [BELL - says action symbolizes future open operation of Justice Department] [CARTER - says Attorney General position important because department isn't 1 of law but of justice. Notes Bell's vote in Senate] Bell is Atlanta attorney and former federal judge.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Cronkite, Walter;
Schieffer, Bob

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