CBS Evening News for Thursday, Dec 22, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) President-elect George Bush reported appting. Louis Sullivan as Health and Human Services secretary despite complaints from anti-abortionists. Report introduced.
(DC: Lesley Stahl) Announcement by Bush of five key appts. (Edward Derwinski, new Vets. Affairs Department; Manuel Lujan, Interior Department; Sam. Skinner, Trans. Department; William Reilly, Environmental Protection Agency administration and Sullivan) reported Sullivan's revision of his abortion position detailed. [SULLIVAN - comments on his position.] [BUSH - discusses Sullivan appointed] Two-tier nature of Bush cabinet noted. [Pol. analyst Kevin PHILLIPS, transition director Craig FULLER - offer contrasting stmts. about cabinet selection.]
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