NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 14, 1969
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.
(Studio) Nixon appointees being considered by Senator for confirmation.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(DC) Defense Secretary designate Melvin Laird went before armed services committee endorsed negotiations with Russians; wouldn't negotiate without nuclear superiority. Robert Finch, Department of Health, Education and Welfare Secretary, appeared before Senator finance committee , trying to find cost of keeping Nixon's promise that social security benefits be raised. David Kennedy, Secretary Treasury said would increase level of unemployment to decrease inflation; wants 10% surtax removed and endorses recent 7% interest rates. Attorney General John Mitchell to increase wiretapping and electronic surveillance to combat crime and protect national security. Senator interest committee to see Int. Secretary designate, Walter Hickel.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.