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Confirmation Hearings / Watt #273691

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 07, 1981
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(Studio) Interior Secretary-designate James Watt's remarks at his confirmation hearing today quoted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Watt's confirmation hearing examined; films shown. [Senator James McCLURE - orders some press representatives to leave room.] Watt's background, incl. opposition from envts., outlined. [Senator Alan SIMPSON - defs. Watt.] [WATT - addresses committee ] Response by Senator Paul Tsongas noted. [TSONGAS - comments.] Wilderness Society's criticism of Watt quoted.
REPORTER: Richard Roth

Rather, Dan;
Roth, Richard

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