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NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 14, 1980
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(Studio) James Baker and Edwin Meese reported named as Ronald Reagan's chief of staff and counselor, respectively; their backgrounds noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Los Angeles, California) Future roles of Meese and Baker outlined; Baker's former relationship with Gerald Ford and George Bush recalled. Both men said serving on national sec. council Reagan's return from California ranch noted. [REAGAN, Lyn NOFZIGER - refuse economy questions.] This wkend.'s meeting of Reagan's economy advisory board, chrd. by George Shultz, discussed; Reagan's immediate transition plans, include Thursday meeting with President Carter, outlined.
REPORTER: Heidi Schulman

(Studio) Baker's appointed to cabinet said possibly pleasing Republican party moderates while upsetting hardliners.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) [November 6, 1980, REAGAN - comments on ultraconservative backers.] Conservative publication, "Human Events", said expressing concern over makeup of new Reagan team. [Editor Tom WINTER, Richard VIGUERIE - criticize Reagan's choices.]
REPORTER: Judy Woodruff

Chancellor, John;
Schulman, Heidi;
Woodruff, Judy

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