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100th Cong. #105748

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 06, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(DC: Charles Gibson) Opening of 100th Congress, both chambers Democrat- controlled, featured; details given, scenes shown. Representative James Wright noted succeeding Thomas O'Neill as House speaker [WRIGHT - calls for spirit of cooperation with White House] Importance of speaker's job noted. [WRIGHT - describes himself.] Wright's background reviewed. [John F. KENNEDY - praises Wright.] Legis. before Congress listed, described.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) [Senators Robert BYRD, Robert DOLE - discuss Iran arms scandal's expected role in Senate session, President Reagan's goals for remainder of term.]

Reporter(s):
Gibson, Charles;
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:03:40

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