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President Transition #507918

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 18, 1980
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(Studio) President-elect Ronald Reagan's position on various issues, expressed during current tour of DC, outlined.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Reagan's public relations efforts among local leaders noted.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Reagan's appearance on Capitol Hill examined. [REAGAN - criticizes busing for school integration.] Both Hses. of current Congress recalled passing legislature prohibiting Justice Department's enforcement of busing; reception given Reagan and George Bush noted. Senator Howard Baker and Representative John Rhodes mentioned; apparent outcome of Reagan and Bush meeting with Tip O'Neill and Robert Byrd considered. [REAGAN - reiterates pledge to seek tax cut.] Lack of any meeting with liberal leaders such as Edward Kennedy or Jacob Javits and probable need for change in such strategy after January mentioned.
REPORTER: Tom Pettit

(DC) AFL-CIO's concern over Reagan administration cited.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Reagan's visit to Teamster headquarters featured; films shown. Union leader Frank Fitzsimmons' assessment of Reagan's visit, accompanied by Vice President-elect. George Bush, noted; Reagan's past involvement in Screen Actors Guild mentioned. His pledges given organized labor outlined.
REPORTER: John Palmer

(DC) Apparent message given by Reagan's day noted; concerns of those working on Capitol Hill outlined.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Studio) Newspaper columnists Evans and Novak's analysis of John Tower's role as future Defense Secretary and probability that Texas Governor Bill Clements will name John Connally to replace Tower in Senate reported; details given.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Mudd, Roger;
Palmer, John;
Pettit, Tom

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