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Reagan / Speakes Book / Jackson #114958

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 13, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Response from Soviet foreign ministry spokesperson Gennady Gerasimov about quote from ex-White House spokesperson Larry Speakes' book about making up of quotes attributed to President Reagan reported Report introduced.

(DC: Sam Donaldson) Reagan's response to Speakes featured; scenes shown. [REAGAN - jokes about issue; calls "kiss and tell" books fiction.] Reagan's criticism of president cand Jesse Jackson reported [REAGAN - disagrees with many of Jackson's policies and says racial issue makes it difficult to challenge him.] Jackson's response noted. Fact that Reagan has never met with Black Caucus noted.

Donaldson, Sam;
Jennings, Peter

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