ABC Evening News for Friday, Feb 08, 1985
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REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(DC) Appt. of Vernon Walters to succeed Jeane Kirkpatrick as United Nations ambassador examined. [WALTERS - feels rewarded by appointed; notes his length of time in public service.] Walters' military and diplomacy career reviewed; photos shown. His recent success in preventing plot to assassinate United States ambassador in El Salvador recalled. [WALTERS - feels United Nations is necessary.] Secretary of State George Shultz's ostensible desire to have next United Nations ambassador report directly to him mentioned. [WALTERS - explains his approach to United Nations post.] Henry Kissinger's praise of Walters quoted.
REPORTER: Anne Garrels
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