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Reagans / Astrology / Regan Book / Quigley #116046

ABC Evening News for Sunday, May 08, 1988
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) "Time" magazine excerpt from Don. Regan's book recounting impact of Nancy Reagan's reliance on astrology on President Reagan's scheduling reported Report introduced.

(DC: Jackie Judd) Regan's portrait of Nancy Reagan featured; details given of exs. of decisions made in accordance with astrological advice, scenes and photos shown. "Time" reported identification astrologer as Joan Quigley. Regan account of Nancy's efforts to get rid of dying CIA director William Casey because of his role in Iran/Contra scandal reported Regan's portrayals of President Reagan quoted. Refusal of both Reagans and Regan to be interviewed noted. Stmt. from White House about Regan book quoted.

(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Regan's book tour detailed. [Astrologer QUIGLEY - says she is serious political astrologer and never discusses clients; explains way she works by using Charles Lindbergh flight as example of timing by astrology; denies role in timing of signing of INF treaty and upcoming USSR -US summit; explains confidentiality.]

Donaldson, Sam;
Judd, Jackie

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