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President Transition #267857

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 19, 1980
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Ronald Reagan's Capitol Hill activities today, following security briefing by CIA director Stansfield Turner, examined; films shown. His remarks to luncheon group quoted. [Representative John RHODES - comments on rumor that conservative Republicans are dissatisfied with Reagan.] [REAGAN - comments.] Historical significance of Reagan's courtesy call on Supreme Court and possibility of his filling a number of Court vacancies noted; ages of Justices William Brennan, Thurgood Marshall, Lewis Powell and Harry Blackmun mentioned. Reagan's campaign promise to appointed woman to court recalled; his later mtgs. with Senators John Tower and Edward Kennedy discussed. [KENNEDY - comments.] General reaction to Reagan's Capitol activities cited.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

Cronkite, Walter;
Plante, Bill

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