NBC Evening News for Friday, Feb 01, 1985
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(Studio) Paul Kirk, former aide to Senator Ed Kennedy, reported replacing Chase Manatt as Democratic party chairperson; party's slump after Walter Mondale's defeat last fall recalled.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(DC) Democratic party's effort to reunite with Kirk examined; issues dividing party listed, discussed. [KIRK - wants to send message to Republicans and nation] [Nancy PELOSI - cites need for party to change.] Labor pols.' derisive description of Pelosi mentioned. [Terry SANFORD - wants to make party dominate in United States again.] Pelosi said supporting Sanford; criticism of Kirk by some Democrats described.
REPORTER: Ken Bode
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