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ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 15, 1976
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(Studio) 1 of names being heard in contention for Defense Secretary is California Institute of Technology president Harold Brown. There's opposition to Brown; 1 is Senator Henry Jackson, member of Senator Armed Services Committee Jackson visits Plains, Georgia, today.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(Plains, Georgia) Mondale accompanies Jackson to Carter's house Later Jackson is asked if they discussed Defense Department post and Brown. [JACKSON - says reporters won't believe it, but answer is no.] Jackson says they talked re: energy and Carter plans for government reorg.; is asked again with regard to Defense Department head. [JACKSON - says he won't discuss names mentioned, he hasn't been consulted with regard to choice.] Mondale asked same question. [MONDALE - says they talked energy.] Carter will name 2 more cabinet apptees. at press conf. Thursday, not Defense, but possibly United Nations ambassador Georgia Representative Andrew Young speculated to get ambship. if he wants it.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Reporter(s):
Donaldson, Sam;
Walters, Barbara
Duration:
00:02:10

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