NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 25, 1983
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(Studio) Importance of President Reagan's State of Union address tonight to his administration considered.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(DC) [REAGAN - dismisses drop in his poll rating.] [Representative Robert MICHEL - believes President realizes state of nation's economy] [Senator Howard BAKER - notes Reagan's commitment to basic policies.] Anticipated economy proposals in speech outlined on screen, discussed; portions of speech quoted.
REPORTER: Chris Wallace
(Studio) Possible emotional impact of speech on public and Capitol Hill, Reagan's relationship with Thomas P. O'Neill, Democrat's stance on budget freeze, federal deficit discussed. Coverage of speech announced.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd, Chris Wallace, Bob Kur, Tom Brokaw, John Dancy