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Reagan / Candidacy / Career / Florida Scare #237777

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 20, 1975
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(Studio) Ronald Reagan announces his candidacy for President
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Reagan speaks at National Press Club. [REAGAN - announces candidacy.] He calls for cuts in government spending, except for military Uneasy about detente. [REAGAN - says will abide by 11th commandment and not speak ill of another Republican]
REPORTER: Barry Serafin

(No locations given) Reagan began career as radio announcer in 1930's and then went on to Hollywood and movies. Parts of movies shown. He was New Deal Democrat; pols. cited as reason for divorce from actress, Jane Wyman. He married present wife, Nancy, few years later. In 1950's, Reagan expressed political views while traveling with G.E. Theater. In 1964, he switched to Republican party and campaigned hard for Barry Goldwater. Reagan became California Governor in 1966. [Brief audio failure.]
REPORTER: Barry Serafin

(Miami, Florida) Michael Lance Carvin, 20, points toy pistol at Reagan in crowd. Charged with threatening presidential candidate and assaulting federal ofr. Carvin from Pompano Beach, Florida. [REAGAN - describes incident.] [Mrs. REAGAN - says tries to keep possible threats in back of mind.]
REPORTER: Barry Serafin

Cronkite, Walter;
Serafin, Barry

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