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Nixon Cabinet #441030

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 11, 1968
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(Studio) Nixon to introduce Cabinet on television tonight. Cabinet named, on best sources. Secretary of State, William P. Rogers; Secretary Defense, Melvin Laird; Secretary HEW, Robert Finch; Secretary HUD, George Romney; Secretary Labor, George E. Shultz; Secretary Trans., John Volpe; Secretary Interior, Walter Hickel; Secretary Treasury, David Kennedy; Secretary Commerce, Maurice Stans; Secretary Agriculture, Clifford M. Hardin; Post Master Gnl., Winton Blount; Attorney Gnl., John Mitchell. Some formerly in Dwight Eisenhower administration Budget Director to be Robert P. Mayo. Film from Nixon hdq. shown. [NIXON - intros. Budget Director, speaks of job. Notes urban and rural problems.] Edmund Muskie interview noted. [NIXON - speaks with regard to Cabinet; to be more available to press.] [MUSKIE - John F. Kennedy quoted. Appraises Cabinet. Notes especially Council on Urban Affairs, and Dan. P. Moynihan.]
REPORTER: David Brinkley

Brinkley, David

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