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Transition / Reagan Cabinet #508661

NBC Evening News for Friday, Dec 05, 1980
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(Studio) Slowness of Ronald Reagan in forming his cabinet noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Pacific Palisades, California) Unexpected problems Reagan staff is said to have experienced discussed; William Simon, Alexander Haig, George Shultz, Caspar Weinberger, Walter~Wriston, Clifford Hansen, Watergate, Bechtel Incorporated and Ethics in Govt. Act of 1978 incld. in report
REPORTER: Judy Woodruff

(Studio) John Block said allegedly Reagan's choice for Agriculture Secretary; details given. Rel, of Holmes Tuttle with Reagan and questions raised about his fin. dealings noted,
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Los Angeles, California) Confidential bank examiners report for Federal Deposit Ins. Corporation with regard to Community Bank and its dirs., include Tuttle, examined; Tuttle's relationship with Reagan noted. Report's criticism of dealings between Tuttle and Charles Cook, also a bank director, examined; portions of report shown, quoted on screen. Response of bank to FDIC (Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation) report noted; Tuttle's reaction quoted. Bert Lance mentioned.
REPORTER: Brian Ross

(Studio) FDIC (Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation) said considering what action to take; details given. Edwin Meese quoted with regard to depts. of Energy and Education.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Ross, Brian;
Woodruff, Judy

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