NBC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 20, 1975
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(Studio) Eleanor Hicks subject of Sunday profile.
REPORTER: Tom Snyder
(Nice, French Riviera) Eleanor Hicks from Ohio, but now lives in Nice on French Riviera. Miss Hicks minor celebrity; writes and sings own songs; also writes poetry, fiction and paints. Currently, her real job is senior US consul in Nice. Miss Hicks is State Department's top-ranking female black career diplomat. [Miss HICKS - says she's looking for challenge wherever her career leads her; admits she thinks of becoming ambassador] Questioned about marriage. [HICKS - says marriage isn't her all-absorbing consideration; having interesting life most important] Eleanor Hicks' lifestyle discussed. Famous close friends named. [HICKS - says music is hobby to her.] Questioned about growing up in United States as black person. [HICKS - believes black Americans can contribute to American because black exposed to real American society and American society as it should be.]
REPORTER: George Montgomery
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