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Reagan / Cabinet #63675

ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 22, 1980
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(Studio) 4 more members of Ronald Reagan's cabinet said announced today.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) New cabinet appointees listed on screen as James Watt, Secretary Interior; Samuel Pierce, Secretary HUD; James Edwards, Secretary Energy; and Jeane Kirkpatrick, United Nations ambassador Above 4 plus two previous nominees incl Alexander Haig, Secretary of State- designate said at press conference [HAIG - responds to question with regard to his role in Richard Nixon administration] Haig said to have retained Washington, DC lawyer Joseph Califano for Senate hearings. [WATT and KIRKPATRICK - comment.] Kirkpatrick's article "Why We Don't Become Republicans" in Commonsense magazine quoted. Possible noms. of John Block as Agriculture Secretary and Edward Aguirre as Educ. Secretary mentioned.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Los Angeles, California) [REAGAN - admits John Block will be Agriculture Secretary and comments with regard to caliber of his cabinet.] [Maureen REAGAN - criticizes cabinet for not having enough women.]
REPORTER: Susan King

Donaldson, Sam;
King, Susan;
Reynolds, Frank

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