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Watt Controversy #287339

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 07, 1983
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REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Interior Secretary James Watt, vacationing in California, thought probably resigning soon; indications on Capitol Hill of Watt's continued loss of support among congress Republicans discussed. [Senator John WARNER - notes number Senators still supporting Watt.] [Senator Jesse HELMS - blames media and environmentalists for Watt's problems.] [Gerald FORD - feels Watt is detrimental to President Reagan.] White House said denying administration is considering possible successors for Watt.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

Reporter(s):
Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:20

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