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(Studio: Peter Jennings ) Report introduced.
(DC: Brit Hume) Inauguration day featured; scenes shown of incoming and outgoing presidents George Bush and Ronald Reagan taking part in ceremonies. [After getting sworn in, BUSH - thanks Reagan; offers prayer; calls for new activism and bipartisan foreign policy; promises scourge of cocaine will stop.] Reagan shown boarding helicopter for California. [BUSH - comments on Reagan friendship.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings ) George Washington's inaugural address recalled. Report introduced.
(DC: Jeff Greenfield) President Bush's inaugural speech analyzed. [BUSH - describes government; calls for greater tolerance; discusses stewardship.] Role of Peggy Noonan in drafting both Bush's speech and President Reagan's farewell address noted.
- Greenfield, Jeff;
- Hume, Brit;
- Jennings, Peter
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