× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research, but is still fulfilling loan requests. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

Outlook For Reagan's Second Term and Cong. #535212

NBC Evening News for Monday, Dec 31, 1984
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.

(Studio) Look ahead at 1985 begins with President Ronald Reagan and few changes expected.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Palm Springs, California) Outlook for Reagan's second term examined. [White House chief of staff James BAKER - comments.] Films and graphics shown. Aims of administration programs, cutbacks and who will pay outlined. Probability of Reagan's use of TV to bypass Congress and go directly to public noted. [Pol. analyst Austin RANNEY - comments about Reagan's effectiveness in second term. Mentions Eisenhower.] Reagan's sense of humor cited. [REAGAN - comments.] Congress concern with 1986 elecs. and quest for arms deal with USSR mentioned.
REPORTER: Chris Wallace

(Studio) Congress veto power over president noted. Potential for trouble between Reagan and Congress, even in own party, cited.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(DC) [IN Senator Dan QUAYLE - comments with regard to proposed budget cuts.] Cuts that Republicans will be asked to support outlined. Democrat gains in Senate in 1984 elecs. noted. Democrat problems cited. [Senator Lawton CHILES - comments.] View of conservative Democrats with regard to San Francisco convention stated. [Senator Bennett JOHNSTON - comments.] [Newly elected Senator Paul SIMON - comments.]
REPORTER: John Dancy

Reporter(s):
Dancy, John;
Utley, Garrick;
Wallace, Chris
Duration:
00:05:20

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.