Nation: Change of Style at the U.N.

Carter picks Donald McHenry to replace Andrew Young

When U.N. Ambassador Andrew Young resigned after his secret approach to the Palestine Liberation Organization, the nation's black leaders erupted in hostility toward Jewish groups, which they blamed, somewhat unfairly, for the ouster of the highest black in Government. Last week President Carter named an adroit successor to Young: Donald F. McHenry, 42, a top deputy at the U.N. mission. Though close to Young and equally absorbed in African affairs, McHenry is a polished career diplomat who is as well known for prudence as Young is for impetuosity.

Carter had considered others for the post,...

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