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State of Union / Democratic Response #526553

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 25, 1983
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(Studio) Everett Dirksen and Gerald Ford recalled institutionalizing opposing party's response to President's State of Union address.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Democratic national committee 's response to tonight's speech, a film, examined; scenes shown. [Voice of Representative Tony COELHO - notes purpose of film.] [Media consultant David SAWYER - discusses development of program.] Film's cost mentioned; Sawyer noted working for North Carolina Governor James Hunt, Edward Kennedy, Jay Rockefeller, Kevin White and Pat Moynihan.

(Studio) Actor Warren Beatty's role in product of Democrat program discussed.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Bode, Ken;
Brokaw, Tom;
Mudd, Roger

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