CBS Evening News for Friday, Jul 04, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) July 4th celebration here featured; scenes shown. President Reagan's role &tall ship flotilla noted.
(Aboard Eagle: Walter Cronkite) Org. chaos of it all cited.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Atmosphere today described.
(NYC: Lesley Stahl) Reagan's role in Liberty Weekend festivities examined; scenes shown. [REAGAN - explains symbolism of tall ships for US.] His later meeting with President Francois Mitterrand to repair strain in relations over latter's attitude toward United States bombing of Libya noted. [REAGAN - praises Franco-American relations]
(NYC: Anthony Mason) New York City harbor celebration examined; scenes shown. [PEOPLE - praise experience on tour boat.]
(NYC: Bernard Goldberg) Tourists' turnout here for July 4th featured; scenes shown. [PEOPLE - praise US, Statue of Liberty.]
(Studio: Dan Rather) July 4th celebrations across nation examined; scenes shown. Eduardo Martinez's Miami display shown.