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Reagan / Cabinet #268215

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Dec 11, 1980
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(Studio) Ronald Reagan's announcement of 1st cabinet selections quoted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Reagan's absence for event explained; nominees Don. Regan, Caspar Weinberger, William French Smith, Malcolm Baldrige, Richard Schweiker, Drew Lewis, David Stockman and win. Casey discussed. [STOCKMAN, REGAN, SMITH - comment on economy issues and Smith's personal relationship with Reagan.] Probability of nomination of Alexander Haig as Secretary of State discussed; Watergate mentioned.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

(DC) Republicans' preparation for confirmation fight over Haig's nomination examined. [Senators Howard BAKER, Alan CRANSTON, Paul TSONGAS - comment on Haig's association with Watergate and bombing of Cambodia.] Possible confirmation process outlined.
REPORTER: Phil Jones

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Jones, Phil;
Plante, Bill
Duration:
00:05:00

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