Bush's New Cabinet Makeup

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photoIt's been thirty years since a U.S. president has had as high a turnover from his first-term cabinet as George W. Bush. From Colin Powell to Spencer Abraham, eight cabinet members from Bush's first-term cabinet have resigned and insiders speculate two more might leave soon.

What do these resignations mean and say about the direction Bush wants to take America during his second term as U.S. president?

Tune in to hear about who is expected to surround Bush in the next four years and how it will affect his second-term in the Oval Office.


Ken Rudin, NPR political editor

David Gergen, Director of the Center for Public Leadership at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government

Richard Benedetto, Washington correspondent for USA Today

Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst and senior editor for The Atlantic Monthly.

This program aired on December 6, 2004.


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