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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Washington: Barry Serafin) The controversy over the biography of President Ronald Reagan written by Edmund Morris examined; scenes shown of Reagan and Morris together; details given of new information about the assassination attempt in 1981 and of the view of the Reagans held by George and Barbara Bush. [Former Reagan deputy chief of staff Michael DEAVER - cites Reagan's changed personality after the shooting; says he never saw friction between the Reagans and Bushes.] [Historian Michael BESCHLOSS - assesses Morris's portrait of Reagan.] Statement about the book from daughter Maureen Reagan quoted.
- Jennings, Peter;
- Serafin, Barry
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