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Profile (Ron. Reagan) #480465

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 20, 1975
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(Studio) Ronald Reagan announces his president candidacy.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) [REAGAN - announces candidacy.]
REPORTER: Tom Pettit

(No locations given) Reagan can't be dismissed as ex-actor, ex-sports announcer and ex-after dinner speaker. Reagan, 64, is same age as Senator Hubert H. Humphrey; 2 years older than Ford. Twice elected California governor He has toured United States since January Raised $650,000 for his presidential campaign; most of it spent. His conservative philosophy basic. His attitudes reflected in various remarks made at different times. [REAGAN - says busing failed and created bitterness. Favors oil decontrol and offshore oil drilling. No program can be offered until guarantee made that New York City will reform what procedures brought them to present crisis. Speaks about leaving UN. If detente was reason United States thought it tactless to meet with Solzhenitsyn, that is what's wrong with detente. Proposes transfer of power to states. Speaks of savings to be made by doing this.]
REPORTER: Tom Pettit

(DC) If elected, Reagan proposes all federal transportation subsidies, except for interstate hwys. be stopped. Would end all federal aid and assistance programs. Doesn't say how he'd accomplish this.
REPORTER: Tom Pettit

Chancellor, John;
Pettit, Tom

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