ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 30, 1985
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REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(DC) United Nations ambassador Jeane Kirkpatrick's final decision to leave Reagan administration due to lack of suitable post reported [KIRKPATRICK - announces departure; denies seeking top foreign policy position.] Her role in United Nations and desire for different foreign policy post reviewed; Secretary of State George Shultz's success in blocking her advance noted. ["Conservative Digest" spokesperson Richard VIGUERIE - interprets Kirkpatrick's departure as meaning Shultz dominates United States foreign policy.] Probability of Lieutenant General Vernon Walters (ret.) succeeding Kirkpatrick at United Nations mentioned. Alexander Haig, James Watt recalled.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson
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