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State of The Union #105614

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 27, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(DC: Sam Donaldson) President Reagan's State of the Union address tonight previewed; scenes shown. [Representative Robert MICHEL - describes today's meeting with President] Implications for Reagan's standing with public of latest ABC News- "Washington Post "poll discussed. [Senator Strom THURMOND - expects President to pass over Iran arms scandal.] [Secretary of State George SHULTZ - opposes President keeping such operations secret from Secretary of State.] President's expected remarks outlined on screen. [Senator Alan SIMPSON, Representative James WRIGHT - comment.] President's praise of Colonel Oliver North as national hero recalled.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Possible implications of White House decision not to brief reporters on State of the Union speech considered.

(DC: John McWethy) Reagan administration's foreign policy objectives in wake of Iran arms scandal outlined on screen, discussed.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(DC: Bob Zelnick) President's defense policy objectives listed on screen, discussed; SDI/Star Wars' impact considered.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(DC: Jim Wooten) Admin.'s objectives in various welfare programs outlined on screen, discussed.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Upcoming item announced.

Donaldson, Sam;
Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John;
Wooten, Jim;
Zelnick, Bob

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