Muskie takes over for Vance—but who really will run foreign policy?
"There has absolutely got to be an end to the confusion over who speaks for you."
—Cyrus Vance to President Carter, after resigning as Secretary of State
"It will be a much better relationship than people assume. I believe we will get along very well."
—National Security Adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski to TIME, commenting on Vance's designated successor
"The President has left no doubt in my mind. I will be the foreign policy spokesman."
—The successor, Senator Edmund S. Muskie, to the press...