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Reagan vs. Congress / Foreign Policy #536879

NBC Evening News for Friday, Apr 06, 1984
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(Studio) President Reagan's tension-riddled relationship with Congress reported intensifying with his remarks today.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(DC) [REAGAN - accuses Congress of having Vietnam-era mentality; blames partisan pols. for failure of his Lebanon policy.] President's similar claim that cong. opponents are undermining his Central American policy mentioned; national security adviser Robert McFarlane's description of relationship between President and Congress quoted on screen. [Senator Edward KENNEDY - doubts if United States people want their foreign policy decided by Soviet-style dictator.] [Senator Sam NUNN - feels details of policy, once approved by Congress, should be left to President] [October 21, 1980 (sic) REAGAN - criticizes 1976 decision of Gerald Ford and Henry Kissinger regarding Panama Canal.] [1980, REAGAN - believes Jimmy Carter's failure to win release of United States hostages from Iran is failure and disgrace for US.]
REPORTER: Chris Wallace

Utley, Garrick;
Wallace, Chris

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