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Transition / Reagan Cabinet / California: Farm Workers vs. University #508584

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 03, 1980
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(Studio) Report introduced.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Los Angeles, California) Ronald Reagan reported selecting Alexander Haig, Caspar Weinberger, William Casey, Richard Schweiker, Drew Lewis, Ray Donovan, Walter Wriston, Bill Brock for cabinet positions; details given, photos shown.
REPORTER: Judy Woodruff

(Studio) William French Smith's relationship with Reagan outlined.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Davis, California) Smith and Reagan aide William Wilson, are both noted on the board of regents for University of California system, involved in lawsuit over mechanical harvesting machines and possible misuse of public funds; unemployment resulting from mechanical harvesters noted. [WOMAN - comments.] Scope of problem outlined; case noted involving development of machines with public funds at state school. [California Rural Legal Assistance spokesperson Al MEYERHOFF - comments.] Univ.'s board of regents noted dominated by members who profit from agriculture; lawsuit said naming Smith and Wilson with regard to conflict of interest [Univ. spokesperson Dr. Roger GARRETT - comments.] Carter administration's support of farm workers in suit and probability that Reagan administration won't display same attitude mentioned.
REPORTER: Robert Bazell

(Studio) Postponement of Special Segment on Veterans Administration announced.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Bazell, Robert;
Chancellor, John;
Woodruff, Judy

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