NBC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 13, 1983
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(Studio) President Reagan reported nominating National Sec. Adviser William Clark as successor of Interior Secretary James Watt. [REAGAN - announces choice; praises Clark.]
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(DC) Reagan's appointment of Clark discussed; James Baker, Michael Deaver mentioned. Implications of Clark's acceptance for State Department, for. affairs and Secretary of State George Shultz considered. Envoy Robert McFarlane thought possibly replacing Clark.
REPORTER: Chris Wallace, Tom Brokaw
(Studio) Reaction of environmentalists, include Sierra Club representative, to Clark's selection as Interior Secretary discussed; Clark's stance on environmental noted. Clark's commitment to Reagan's policies as carried out by Watt cited.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw, Lee McCarthy