NBC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 06, 2016
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(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) The role of Nancy Reagan as first lady reviewed; scenes & photos shown; details given about US-USSR relations under Reagan, the condolences from the Bushes & Carters. [Historian Michael BESCHLOSS@- says she protected her husband.] [Former Reagan aide Gail BURT@- asys Reagan knew he could deal with Premier Mikhail Gorbachev.] [Reagan biographer Lou CANNON@- says Nancy pulled him back.]
(Studio: Lester Holt) Live interview held with Reagan staffer James Baker about the Reagans. [From Houston, BAKER - talks the Reagan relationship: the love story, her role as his protector, her activity in his political campaigns & her role as protector of his legacy.]
(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.
(SImi Valley: Miguel Almaguer) The tributes at the Reagan library in California upon Nancy's death featured; scenes shown from the Reagan ranch, the presidential library where she will be buried. [WELL-WISHER, Charlie WYNN - comment.] [R. REAGAN - thanks "my Nancy."]
(Studio: Lester Holt) The condolences from presidential candidates Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump, Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz & John Kasich quoted.