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Transition Period #63377

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 06, 1980
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Reagan noted asking Senators Henry Jackson and Richard Stone as well as attorney Edward Bennett Williams to serve on his transition team; Williams' role in Ford administration recalled. [WILLIAMS - comments.] Defense Secretary Harold Brown noted meeting with Reagan operative William Van Cleave. [VAN CLEAVE - comments.] Preparation for transfer of power by President Carter's transition chief Jack Watson noted. [WATSON - comments.]
REPORTER: Sander Vanocur

(DC) Senator Edward Kennedy noted turning chrmship. of Senator Judiciary Committee over to Strom Thurmond; Thurmond's background with regard to racism recalled. [THURMOND - comments.] His position on several controversial issues noted. [Senator Robert DOLE - comments.] Dole's assumption of Fin. Committee chrmship. discussed. [DOLE - comments on tax cut legislature]
REPORTER: Catherine Mackin

(Studio) Further coverage of transition period on tonight's "Nightline" announced.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

Mackin, Catherine;
Reynolds, Frank;
Robinson, Max;
Vanocur, Sander

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