ABC Evening News for Friday, Dec 12, 1980
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(Studio) Delay in Ronald Reagan's further cabinet choices announced.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel
(DC) Reagan's activities today examined; films shown. Probability that Alexander Haig will be named Secretary.State noted; his role in Richard Nixon admin. recalled. [Senator Charles PERCY - comments on need not to replay Watergate hearings.] (Treasury Secretary designate Don. REGAN - tells joke on pronunciation of his 9 Reagan's name.i
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson
(DC) Support of Haig by Senators Howard Baker, Charles Percy and Jesse Helms examined; Haig's role in Watergate hearings recalled. Special prosecutor Leon Jaworski said possibly being called as witness for Haig at his confirmation hearings; Haig's leading critics noted Paul Sarbanes and Joseph Biden. Details given.
REPORTER: John Scali
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