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Clinton / White House Staff / Gergen Appointment / West Point, Gergen Interview #593088

NBC Evening News for Saturday, May 29, 1993
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.

(West Point, New York: Tom Pettit) Announcement by President Clinton that Republican David Gergen will replace White House communications director George Stephanopoulos featured. [CLINTON, GERGEN - comment on the job.] [Former White House spokesman Marlin FITZWATER, former Reagan aide Michael DEAVER - analyze the Gergen appointment.] The statues at the United States Military Academy, where Clinton went to speak, shown. [Before West Point graduates, CLINTON - makes speech.] [Brookings Institution Lawrence KORB - comments.]

(Studio: Garrick Utley) Gergen's resume in working for three Republican presidents and as a journalist reviewed. [White House counselor GERGEN - says Clinton wants to bring the people together; views Clinton as a "new Democrat" who wants to be a centrist; explains how their differences will be handled.]

Pettit, Tom;
Utley, Garrick

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