CBS Evening News for Friday, Jun 01, 1984
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(Studio) President Reagan's praise of Irish ancestors quoted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Cnty. Clare, Ireland) Econ. basis of 19th century emigration from Ireland recalled. [June 1963, John KENNEDY - toasts his ancestors who migrated or remained.] Ireland's current economy base described. [Author John KEANE - feels industrialization results in regimentation.] Impact of Ireland's median age and education level on controversial soc. issues considered. [Maura McGARVEY - notes public's opposition to state control of contraception, abortion and divorce.] Opposition to President Reagan's policies on Central America and nuclear arms mentioned, shown. [Danny HASKINS - feels employment is more important than united Ireland.] [Prime Min. Garret FITZGERALD - believes generation gap is most crucial issue for Irish pols.]
REPORTER: Steve Kroft
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