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PHOTO: Diana Walker/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images James G. Watt, Ronald Reagan's pick to head the Department of the Interior, was named by Time magazine as one of the worst Cabinet secrataries ever.

PHOTO: Diana Walker/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images
James G. Watt, Ronald Reagan’s pick to head the Department of the Interior, was named by Time magazine as one of the worst Cabinet appointments ever.

There’s no doubt that the next Leader of the Free World is having a jolly time of it as he moves, with Trumpian gusto and flourish, through his two-month interlude as President-elect. (more…)

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GARY PAUL GATES

GARY PAUL GATES

During my years at CBS News, I had the privilege of working with some of the most celebrated television correspondents in the annals of broadcast journalism. With three of them — Dan Rather, Mike Wallace and Bob Schieffer — I co-authored books that became best-sellers.

But they were just part of the story. I also wrote for news programs anchored by other luminaries, such as Walter Cronkite, Harry Reasoner, Charles Collingwood and Roger Mudd. (more…)