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Heckler Resignation #92563

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 01, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(DC) Health and Human Services Secretary Margaret Heckler, responding to opposition to her by President Reagan's aides, said agreeing to resign in exchange for ambassadorship to Ireland. [REAGAN - denies gossip; praises Heckler.] Chief of staff Don. Regan noted leading movement against Heckler as cabinet mbr.; basis of their opposition outlined on screen. Response of her supporters detailed. [Representative Thomas O'NEILL believes admin. was bitterly mean to Heckler.] [HECKLER - is proud of her record as Health and Human Services Secretary]
REPORTER: Steve Shepard

Jennings, Peter;
Shepard, Steve

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