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Reagan / London Visit, Reelection Campaign #297890

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 05, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(London, England) President Reagan's mtgs. today with Queen Elizabeth and Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher noted illustrating his mastery of statecraft in elec. year during European trip; films shown. [Robert STRAUSS - believes public will eventually reject President's use of trips to China (PR), Ireland, Europe to avoid substantive campaigning.] [Chief of staff James BAKER - denies lack of substance of President's travels.] campaign. benefits to Reagan during upcoming economy summit described, discussed. [Treasury Secretary Don. REGAN - praises administration economy recovery program.] Criticism from European leaders at summit over United States interest rates and rising deficits said expected; possible impact of Persian Gulf crisis on Reagan's reelec. efforts here considered.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(London, England) Criticism here over Scotland Yard granting special permission for Reagan's Secret Service to carry guns examined; films shown. Scotland Yard recalled claiming last week that

Rather, Dan;
Stahl, Lesley

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