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Alex. Haig / Secretary of State Nomination #273586

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jan 03, 1981
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(Studio) Rhode Island Senator Claiborne Pell's complaint that he is not getting cooperation needed from Carter administration with regard to Secretary of State designate Alexander Haig's role in Watergate cover-up and Richard Nixon administration
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(DC) Pell's request for information and National Security Adv. Zbigniew Brzezinski's reply shown. [Cable News Network interview BRZEZINSKI - gives conditions under which they will provide information with regard to Haig's tenure as Nixon's White House Chief of Staff; comments with regard to his role in current administration contrasting President Carter with President-elect Reagan.] Dwight Eisenhower and Gerald Ford named.
REPORTER: John Ferrugia

Ferrugia, John;
Schieffer, Bob

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