CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 14, 1983
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REPORTER: Dan Rather
(DC) United States Mideast envoy Robert McFarlane thought probably replacing William Clark as National Sec. Adviser, Clark recalled chosen by President Reagan as new Interior Secretary [Senator Howard BAKER - feels certain Clark will be confirmed despite objections by some.] [Senator Howard METZENBAUM - believes Clark is eminently unqualified for Interior post and that his nomination reflects Reagan's insensitivity to environmental issues.] [Senator James McCLURE - questions Clark's possible conflict of interest as Interior Secretary] Deputy press secretary Larry Speakes' defense of Clark's alleged qualification as Interior Secretary quoted on screen; right-wing representatives said objecting to McFarlane's past assns. with Henry Kissinger and Alexander Haig.
REPORTER: Bill Plante
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