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Bush / Transition / National Security Advr. #319026

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 23, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) President-elect George Bush reported naming Brent Scowcroft his national security advr.; details of Scowcroft's career given. Scowcroft noted serving on President Reagan's panel during Iran/Contra scandal. Report introduced.

(DC: Lesley Stahl) Implications of Bush's selection of Scowcroft discussed. [BUSH - praises Scowcroft.] [SCOWCROFT - comments on position.] Scowcroft's relationship with Henry Kissinger and Gerald Ford noted. [Conservative activist Paul WEYRICH, Senator Sam NUNN - comment on Scowcroft's view of SDI/Star Wars.] [BUSH -comments on defense] [Defense analyst Lawrence KORB - comments.] [BUSH - says he wants to be well-informed.] Former Senator John Tower's friends quoted with regard to his possible duties in Bush administration

Rather, Dan;
Stahl, Lesley

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