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Nuclear Freeze / Elections #520555

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 05, 1982
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(Studio) President Reagan's remarks on manipulation of nuclear freeze movement during Ohio campaign appearance yesterday recalled.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Reagan's response to inquiry today as to who was manipulating the mvt. quoted on screen; press spokesperson Larry Speakes' reaction outlined. White House reported relying on press accts., include that in "Reader's Digest", claiming USSR exploitation of freeze movement [Senator Howard BAKER - defs. President's remarks.] [Senator Alan CRANSTON accuses Reagan of Joseph McCarthyite scare tactics.] Apparent flap between White House and Senator Howard Baker and Representative Robert Michel over administration predictions of poor Republican showings this fall discussed.
REPORTER: Chris Wallace

(Studio) Republican campaign chairperson Guy Vander Jagt said also complaining of poor White House morale regarding upcoming elecs.; details given.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Mudd, Roger;
Wallace, Chris

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