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FBI, CIA / Nixon #917

ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 16, 1968
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(Studio) President elect Nixon asks J. Edgar Hoover to continue as director of FBI. Also asks Richard Helms to continue as CIA head.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) [HOOVER - appreciates the honor.]
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Studio) Richard Nixon confers with Republican leadership; visits Dwight Eisenhower.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Republican administration, Democratic Congress problem noted. Senator consideration of treaty to control nuclear weapon spread considered. Senator Everett Dirksen favors approval of treaty; Nixon does not, entirely, due to USSR invasion of Czechoslovakia. [NIXON - intros. Gerald Ford, Everett Dirksen.] [DIRKSEN - notes that Mike Mansfield desires action on treaty. Dirksen favors it.] Nixon visits Dwight Eisenhower at Walter Reed Hospital. Film shown.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

Donaldson, Sam;
Jarriel, Tom;
Reynolds, Frank

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