NBC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 07, 1983
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REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(DC) Interior Secretary James Watt said changing position on yesterday's ban of Beach Boys from July 4th concert on the Mall after rebuke by President and Nancy Reagan and others in administration Beach Boys' appearance on past Independence Days recalled; scenes from "The Beach Boys in Concert" shown courtesy Home Box Ofc. Wayne Newton noted replacing them this July 4th. [WATT - looks forward to Beach Boys; recounts Nancy Reagan's remarks to him.] [Beach Boy Mike LOVE - comments on Watts' style of apologizing, his joke award from Reagan.] Budweiser Beer thought sponsoring Beach Boys in separate July 4th concert in DC.
REPORTER: Robert Hager