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Carter / New Appointments #41264

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 16, 1976
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(Studio) Jimmy Carter names 3 new staff members today.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Plains, Georgia) Georgia Representative Andrew Young to be United Nations ambassador; had said he'd stay in Congress and says friends asked him to do so. [YOUNG - says he thanked friends, but life has prospered when he's taken risks.] Charles Schultze to be Council Econ. Advisers chairperson; Schultze is Brookings Institution economist and was Johnson's budget director [SCHULTZE - says next to peace, biggest problem for new administration is economy and getting it back on path to recovery; says it will be done.] Zbigniew Brzezinski to be White House adviser for national security affairs; Brzezinski is Columbia University foreign affairs expert originally from Poland. [BRZEZINSKI - says new administration will be time to give best intellectually and morally.] Mondale also comes to Plains for announcement. Carter comments on defense secretary post and on blacks and women in cabinet noted.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Donaldson, Sam;
Reasoner, Harry

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