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CBS Evening News for Saturday, Apr 25, 1981
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(Studio) Senator Jesse Helms noted affecting Reagan administration's efforts to fill positions, especially at State Department
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(DC) Helms' letter to Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairperson Charles Percy with regard to State Department appointees examined; his criticism of Chester Crocker, assistant secretary state for African affairs, John Holdridge, designee for Asian affairs, Thomas Enders, to head Latin American affairs, Myer Rashish, chief of economy affairs, quoted on screen, discussed. Helms' rationale for delaying tactics noted; Secretary of State Alexander Haig mentioned.
REPORTER: Richard Roth

Roth, Richard;
Schieffer, Bob

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