NBC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 12, 1968
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(Studio) Nixon and Cabinet meet in Washington, DC for 8 hrs. Nixon wants government to be open; depts. to be candid.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(DC) Nixons visit Johnsons at White House Nixon Cabinet meets Johnson Cabinet. Film of Nixon a. m. meeting with Cabinet shown. Wives invited to mtg. No Democrat, or Negro named to Cabinet. Offered Secretary Defense to Henry Jackson, who turned it down. United Nations ambassador-to-be, Democrat Sargent Shriver, mentioned. Negroes considered for Cabinet, Civil Service Cmnsn. Negroes to get high level jobs soon.
REPORTER: Herbert Kaplow
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