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Reagan / News Conference #268105

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 06, 1980
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(Studio) Ronald Reagan's remarks on President Carter and Iran hostage crisis at his 1st news conference since winning election outlined; presence of George Bush at conference mentioned.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Los Angeles, California) [REAGAN - comments on Iran hostage crisis, USSR , possible bipartisan cabinet, Camp David peace process, PLO.] Reagan said naming William Casey to head transition team of Anne Armstrong, Senator Paul Laxalt and Edward Meese. [REAGAN - confirms Moral Majority, Incorporated's sphere of influence in his administration] His pledge for federal hiring freeze noted. [REAGAN - comments on Republican platform.] Cabinet-selection process outlined.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) President Carter's instructions to White House staff with regard to transition process quoted in part on screen; White House chief of staff Jack Watson noted heading transition. Details given. [WATSON - comments.] Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) II ratification said not being pursued.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

Cronkite, Walter;
Plante, Bill;
Stahl, Lesley

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