ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 08, 2003
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The outcome of last night's recall election in California reviewed; statistics cited on Arnold Schwarzenegger's win to replace Governor Gray Davis.
(Los Angeles: Linda Douglass) Schwarzenegger, the governor, previewed; details given of cabinet appointments to be made & of the fiscal problems facing the new governor. [SCHWARZENEGGER - says he will have no time for movies & will not let the voters down; states he will not raise taxes; notes President Bush promises to help.] [Secretary for resources Mary NICHOLS- predicts she will be leaving & that some public parks will close.] [California state librarian Kevin STARR- calls for restructuring California.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) The obstacles facing Schwarzenegger outlined.
(Los Angeles: Jake Tapper) The state's economic crisis outlined. [SCHWARZENEGGER - says tomorrow the hard part begins; states he needs help from the state legislature; promises to kill the car tax.] [USC law professor Elizabeth GARRETT- says Arnold does not know what he is stepping into.] [State Republican leader state senator Jim BRULTE, legislature head John BURTON, economist Donald STRASZHEIM- comment on the problems ahead.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings; no location given: George Stephanopoulos) The impact of the recall on the wider political establishment discussed.