NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 22, 2009
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(State Department: Andrea Mitchell) The boost for the State Department featured; scenes shown of the enthusiastic welcome for Secretary of State Hillary Clinton; details given of the appointment of Richard Holbrooke and George Mitchell as special envoys. [CLINTON – says this is a new era.] [OBAMA – speaks of the importance of diplomacy.] [MITCHELL – says conflicts can be ended by human beings.] [HOLBROOKE – comments on his assignment as envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan.] Obama’s comments on a policy for Iran noted.
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