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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer
(Wilmington, DE) Role of "new patriotism" in current presidential campaign examined; films shown. [Pol. scientist Everett Carll LADD - believes current trend is reassertion of pre-Vietnam, pre-Watergate sentiment.] Consistency in US attitude toward foreign policy since World War II reviewed. [Dr. Gregory HALL - considers changes in nation's self-image; thinks USSR responds to strength, not weakness.] [Biologist Barbara LOVE - questions Reagan's lack of communication with USSR .] [Richard and Mary HAYES - explain their support for Reagan.] Problems such sentiments pose for Walter Mondale considered. [Historian William LEUCHTENBURG - cites public relations importance of presidency; Grenada mentioned as example] [LADD - discusses Republican failure to gain Congress ground.] Importance of voting discussed.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
- Rather, Dan;
- Schieffer, Bob
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