ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 13, 1983
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(Studio) President Reagan said reassuring United States and allies of no interruption in arms control negotiations despite yesterday's shake-up at Arms Control and Disarmament Agency.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(DC) Secretary of State George Shultz's apparent support for new agency director Ken Adelman noted, shown. Shultz's defense of firing Eugene Rostow and ensuing agency shake-up compared to Alexander Haig's "I'm-in-control" speech. [SHULTZ - believes situation is in control.] [ROSTOW - acknowledges political unrest in agency.] White House's alleged basis for firing Rostow mentioned. [SHULTZ - claims arms control policy and negotiations will proceed on course.]
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore
(Studio) International reaction to Rostow's removal discussed; Tass comments outlined.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(Studio) Item recapped at end of broadcast
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