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Clinton / Inauguration / Politics and Partisanship #372073

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jan 19, 1997
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(Washington: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(White House: Rita Braver) President Clinton on the eve of his second inauguration featured; findings of CBS News/New York Times poll on his current high approval rating. The problems still facing Clinton and the Democrats briefly reviewed. [Before the Democratic National Committee, CLINTON - comments on the inauguration and his coming term.]

(Washington: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Washington: Bob Schieffer) The prospects for a bipartisan time for Congress and the president examined. [Senator Trent LOTT, outgoing White House Chief of Staff Leon PANETTA, incoming White House Chief of Staff Erskine BOWLES - speak on a balanced budget and other key issues.] The politically charged issues listed: the House vote on Representative Newt Gingrich's ethics, Democratic Representative Jim McDermott's role in a taped Republican telephone conversation, the Democratic fund-raising saga. [January 9, CLINTON - speaks about the political "atmosphere."]

(Washington: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(White House: Bill Plante) The inaugural message from the president that will set the stage for his second term previewed; scenes shown of inaugural festivities in Washington, DC. [Harvard University Cornel WEST, Nobel Prize winner Elie WIESEL, Digital Evolution CEO Eric PULIER, in technology tent, kid Joey WALL - express their views.]

Braver, Rita;
Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob

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