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NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 04, 1995
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(Washington: Tom Brokaw) The election of Republican Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich reported; ceremonies shown. [Representative Richard GEPHARDT - introduces Gingrich.]

(Capitol: Lisa Myers) The transfer of power in the House to the Republicans, led by Gingrich, examined; scenes shown. [GINGRICH - talks about the job ahead; worries about the moral crisis in the country.] [Representative David BONIOR - criticizes Gingrich's book deal.] The Republican reforms to come outlined on screen. [Senator Bob DOLE - talks about the agenda.]

(White House: Brian Williams) The role of Democrats as the new minority featured; scenes shown from the Capitol. [Representative Dick ARMEY, President CLINTON - converse on the telephone about the new Congress.] [GEPHARDT, Senator Tom DASCHLE - talk about the changes.] Confirmation that two motivational speakers talked to the president this last weekend discussed.

(Washington: Tom Brokaw) The details of the dust up over a Connie Chung interview on CBS in which Gingrich's mother whispered that Newt considers Hillary Clinton a bitch outlined.

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Myers, Lisa;
Williams, Brian
Duration:
00:06:20

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