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Reagan / Washington, DC Visit / Transition Efforts #508289

NBC Evening News for Friday, Dec 12, 1980
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(Studio) Report introduced.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Continuing mystery surrounding Ronald Reagan's possible choice of Alexander Haig as Secretary of State discussed.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Reagan's activities here today examined; films shown. Elizabeth Taylor noted meeting with Nancy Reagan; President-elect's continued transition efforts outlined. Haig said having enough Senator support to survive confirmation hearings. [Senator Charles PERCY - hopes hearings won't be turned into 2nd Watergate hearings.] Incoming majority leader Senator Howard Baker quoted; Reagans' inspection soon of living quarters at White House mentioned. President and Mrs. Carter noted at Camp David during tour.
REPORTER: John Palmer

(Studio) Anticipated Democrat interrogation of Haig considered; Senator Alan Cranston quoted. Senators Lowell Weicker and Paul Laxalt mentioned.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Courtesy call on Republican members of Senator Fin. Committee by OMB director-elect David Stockman and Treasury Secretary-elect Don. Regan examined. [REGAN - comments.] Confusion over name pronunciation noted. [REGAN - tells joke, comments.]
REPORTER: Tom Pettit

(Studio) Alleged hint dropped by Nancy Reagan with regard to President and Mrs. Carter vacating White House prior to inauguration in order that Mrs. Reagan's interior decorator can begin his job reported; White House response noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Mudd, Roger;
Palmer, John;
Pettit, Tom
Duration:
00:05:30

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