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Morton Appointment #485260

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 13, 1976
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(Studio) Outgoing Commerce Secretary Rogers C.B. Morton to become Ford's political adviser as counselor
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(DC) Press Secretary Ron Nessen says Morton getting job due to domestic and econ. experience. Says Morton's political chores to be incidental. Taxpayers to pay his $44,600 salary. [MORTON - says can't separate government from pols.] Federal Election Commission spokesperson says if Morton spends large amount of time working on campaign, part of salary may be paid by Ford's election committee Morton to work in Richard Nixon's old office in Executive Office Building
REPORTER: John Cochran

Brokaw, Tom;
Cochran, John

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