ABC Evening News for Friday, Feb 06, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(DC: Sheilah Kast) Surprise birthday party for President Reagan reported; details given, scenes shown. [REAGAN - throws away his prepared speech.] His condition following recent prostate surgery noted. Aide David Abshire mentioned discussing request for President's personal notes on Iran arms scandal with him while some White House documents on operation were sent to the Senator select committee investigating affair. [Communications director Patrick BUCHANAN - thinks Reagan will recover his political strength.] [Brookings Institution spokesperson Stephen HESS - disagrees.]
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