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Democratic Candidates / Reagan Foreign Policy #528385

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 07, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Albuquerque, New Mexico) Democrat cands. forum here on President Reagan's foreign policy featured; films shown. [George McGOVERN - feels Reagan is encouraged by public reaction to United States invasion of Grenada and response to Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher's Falklands Island war decision.] McGovern mentioned believing United States will be involved in wars in Central America and Mideast by 1985. [John GLENN - agrees Reagan's policy is patterned after Thatcher's.] [Jesse JACKSON - accuses Reagan of using war policy to exploit American patriotism.] [Ernest HOLLINGS - notes Republican national committee TV crew was in Grenada while government still prohibited public press from covering invasion.] Both Republican national committee and Reagan-Bush committee said denying allegations of camera crews on Grenada; Senator Paul Laxalt's response to polls indicating Reagan's lead over Walter Mondale and John Glenn mentioned.

Bode, Ken;
Brokaw, Tom

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