NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 22, 1981
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(Studio) Controversy arising from appointed of actor John Gavin as ambassador to Mexico recalled.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(DC) Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on Gavin confirmation examined; scenes from Gavin film with Sophia Loren shown. [GAVIN - thinks his films prove he's not an actor.] His qualifications for post outlined. [GAVIN - comments on Marxist infiltration of Mexico.] [League of United Latin American Citizens spokesperson Arnoldo TORRES - doesn't think Gavin's historical knowledge is appropriate.] Apparent success of hearing noted.
REPORTER: Steve Delaney
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