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Carter Day / Bush Meeting #40867

ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 19, 1976
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(Studio) President-elect Jimmy Carter recs. top information today with regard to foreign intelligence from CIA head. Carter rptdly. recs. letter from Richard Nixon advising Carter to rest before inauguration. "Atlanta Journal" reports Nixon tried to telephone Carter early in morning but Carter spokesperson says call never came through.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(Plains, Georgia) [CIA director George BUSH - indicates highly sensitive material to be discussed with Carter; incls. manner in which CIA gets its info.] Bush refuses to say if he would like to remain CIA director in Carter administration Vice President-elect Walter Mondale present for Bush-Carter meeting Some national security officials in Washington, DC fear there's little time left to brief Carter on issues he must deal with immediately in January; list incls. Rhodesia, Mid. E., OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) oil mins. meeting
REPORTER: Ann Compton

Compton, Ann;
Walters, Barbara

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