NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 05, 1983
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(Studio) President Reagan's visit to Texas to unofficially court Hispanic vote noted; details given, films shown.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(No location given) Indications that President Reagan will seek reelec. examined; [Last week, REAGAN - jokes about Walter Mondale's bleeding heart, his own age.] Necessity of Reagan appearing to be running, whether he is or not, considered. [Lyn NOFZIGER explains.] [Representative Thomas O'NEILL, president aide Michael DEAVER - disagree over President's intentions.] [REAGAN - thinks public will decide.] Possible reasons affecting his decision not to run, include Nancy Reagan's needs, outlined on screen, discussed. [March 1982, Nancy REAGAN - is still affected by assassination attempt.] [DEAVER - notes Nancy Reagan's support for husband.]
REPORTER: Chris Wallace