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Haig Resignation #524322

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jun 25, 1982
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(Studio) Resignation of Secretary of State Alexander Haig announced; President Reagan said nominating Ceo. Shultz as Haig's replacement.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) [President REAGAN - announces Haig's resignation; nominates Shultz.] Haig's alleged relationship with national security adviser William Clark and Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger noted; latest strain on those relations described.
REPORTER: Judy Woodruff

(DC) [HAIG - reads resignation letter.] Haig's reaction to President's decision on economy sanctions against USSR gas pipeline to Europe considered part of decision to resign.
REPORTER: Steve Delaney

(Studio) Capitol Hill reaction noted.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Studio) [Ceo. SHULTZ - declines comment. ] Shultz noted considered for position before.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(DC) Shultz's career in Richard Nixon administration and with Bechtel construction co. reviewed; films shown. Ceo. Meany incld. in report Shultz's attributes outlined.
REPORTER: Irving R. Levine

(Studio) Anchor and reporter discuss implications of Haig's resignation, Haig's relationship with William Clark, George Bush and chief of staff James Baker discussed. Upcoming item announced.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw, Marvin Kalb

Brokaw, Tom;
Delaney, Steve;
Levine, Irving R.;
Kalb, Marvin;
Mudd, Roger;
Woodruff, Judy

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