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NBC Evening News for Saturday, Dec 20, 1980
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(Studio) Reagan cabinet choices reported.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Pacific Palisades, California) Elaborate paper work said blamed for delay in Ronald Reagan cabinet choices. Several choices said to be announced Monday afternoon. Samuel River Pierce, black, said chosen Secretary HUD. John Block said Secretary Agriculture choice. Block farm scenes shown. Reagan said to choose James Watt as Secretary Interior. James Edwards thought to be choice for Energy Department Elizabeth Dole said named assistant to President for public liaison. Educ. Department head still uncertain. Marva Collins said removing name from consideration. Barbara Thompson and Thomas Melady running for Educ. Jeane Kirkpatrick said choice as United Nations ambassador Reagan day described. Neighborhood reception tomorrow noted.
REPORTER: John Palmer

Palmer, John;
Savitch, Jessica

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