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Carter / Administration Officials' Public Statements #262411

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 08, 1979
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(Studio) President Carter's warning to key administration figs. with regard to remarks to news reporters noted.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Details given about Carter's reported statements to top foreign policy advisers, include Secretary of State Cyrus Vance and national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski, with regard to debate within administration and disloyalty after administration policy is made. Speculation noted that action was taken after series of reports from State Department culminating in CBS News report with regard to officials' statements about Bakhtiar government in Iran. Press Secretary Jody Powell's statements given.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(Studio) United Nations ambassador Andrew Young's recent comments about Ayatollah Khomeini quoted. Press Secretary Powell's disassociation of President Carter from Young's statements noted.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Mudd, Roger;
Stahl, Lesley

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