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CBS Evening News for Saturday, Nov 12, 1988
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(DC: Wyatt Andrews) Appt. of James Baker as next Secretary of State reported [President-elect George BUSH - praises Baker's role in President Reagan's administration] Baker's background in international affairs reviewed. [Econ. Fred BERGSTEN - says Baker's skill in international economy arena showed he would be good Secretary of State.] Arms talk with USSR previewed; NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) mentioned. [Brookings Institution John STEINBRUNER - comments on likely dealings with France and USSR over arms control issues.] Crises of Nicaragua and third world debt, like that owed by Brazil, mentioned.

Andrews, Wyatt;
Schieffer, Bob

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