NBC Evening News for Friday, Apr 06, 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) 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