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Reagan / Ireland Visit #537466

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jun 01, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Ireland) President Reagan's arrival in Ireland and election-yr. significance featured; films shown. [REAGAN - praises visit.] Demonstration protesting Reagan's policy on Central America and nuclear arms noted. [Mary O'DONNELL - is more frightened of United States than USSR .] [Father Dennis CARROLL - explains protesting.] Local poll's assessment of Reagan's unpopularity outlined. [REAGAN - claims US-Irish concerns for human rights are crucial.] Presence of private camera crew to film campaign shots mentioned.
REPORTER: Chris Wallace

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Ballyporeen, Ireland) Ireland's economy problems in the past and cntry.'s future potential discussed; aspects of 19th century potato famine and mass emigration to United States reviewed. [Liam MULHER - notes emigration's impact on family unity.] Gerard Breen's ambitions mentioned. [Poet Seamus O'KELLEHER - describes life's struggles.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Hart, John;
Wallace, Chris

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