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Reagan / State of The Union #112040

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jan 25, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(DC: Sam Donaldson) Preparations for President Reagan's last State of the Union address reported [REAGAN - says will speak on closing act of president] Themes of Reagan's upcoming speech quoted on screen. ["US News and World Report" spokesperson David GERGEN - says Reagan more concerned with place in history than with new initiatives.] Reagan reported to support INF treaty ratification, Contra aid, SDI/Star Wars, drug campaign, education, budget cuts. [Conservative analyst Richard VIGUERIE - says Reagan won't fight for conservative things.] [American Enterprise Institution Norman ORNSTEIN - says president winding down.] Reagan's "American hero" to be introduced tonight said to be wife, Nancy Reagan.

Donaldson, Sam;
Jennings, Peter

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