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Assassination Attempt / Aftermath #276616

CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 20, 1981
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(Studio) Physicians' predictions of President Reagan's return to Oval Ofc. today, following recent assassination attempt recalled; possibility now that reports of his progress are being overstated mentioned.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Criticism of expectations for Reagan's recovery examined. [Vice President George BUSH - describes President's condition.] Apparent basis for officials' sensitivity to issue considered; White House photos shown. President's current activities outlined; his absence at annual White House Easter egg hunt today noted. [Nancy REAGAN - comments on husband.] White House officials' explanation of their behavior reported.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(Studio) Special on President's 1st 3 mos. in office tonight announced. Press Secretary James Brady's continued recovery reported; details given.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Rather, Dan;
Stahl, Lesley

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