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CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 08, 1993
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(White House: Susan Spencer) President Clinton, the ongoing flap over his efforts to appoint an attorney general and his economic plan, featured. [CLINTON - promotes an extension of unemployment.] Elements of his economic plan, including cuts in the White House staff, outlined. The withdrawal of candidates Zoe Baird and Kimba Wood and the question about the domestic workers hiring practices of other cabinet members examined. [CLINTON - says it was not an issue until Baird.] Commerce Secretary Ron Brown noted paying Social Security on a worker only after the Baird case. [Agriculture Department Secretary Mike ESPY, Secretary of the Interior Bruce BABBITT - comment.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Charges by feminist groups of nanny scapegoating reported.

(Washington: Linda Douglass) The issue of a double standard for women appointees to Clinton's administration examined; scenes shown of NOW staffers calling the White House. [NOW president Patricia IRELAND, Health and Human Services Secretary Donna SHALALA, disguised domestic agency HEAD - comment on women and the child care issue.] The practice in Washington of hiring illegal aliens for child care noted. [USC law professor Susan ESTRICH - says Wood has been the victim of a "nuts and sluts" campaign.]

Douglass, Linda;
Rather, Dan;
Spencer, Susan

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