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Carter / CIA Director / Turner #250704

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Feb 06, 1977
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(Studio) Carter decides on replacement for Theodore Sorensen as CIA head.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(DC) Carter choice is Admiral Stansfield Turner, currently commander of NATO forces in south Europe based in Naples, Italy. Turner came to Washington, DC to talk with Carter; visits with parents, son and daughter-in-law and grandson, Scott Turner. When Carter governor of Georgia, Turner invited him to speak at Naval War College in Providence, Rhode Island, when Turner college president Carter and Turner were classmates at Annapolis. After Academy, Turner was Rhodes Scholar in England for year; background in Navy noted. Also studied at Harvard Bus. School, worked in Pentagon. Recently Turner published article with regard to United States and USSR naval power in "Foreign Affairs" magazine There are no apparent problems in Senate confirmation process.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint

Dean, Morton;
Pierpoint, Robert

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