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Reagan / Ireland Visit #537854

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jun 03, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: John Palmer

(Dublin, Ireland) President Reagan's visit of ancestral village Ballyporeen, accompanied by Republican camera crew filming campaign commercials, featured; films shown. President's great-grandfather Michael Regan mentioned baptized here. [REAGAN - comments on church record of ancestors.] Pub owner John O'Farrell's exploitation of Reagan connection noted. [O'FARRELL - had faith Reagan would visit; questions economy implications for town.] [REAGAN - praises Ballyporeen.] President's confrontation with Prime Min. Garret FitzGerald over United States policy in Central America noted. [FITZGERALD - feels region's inhabitants should settle their own disputes peacefully.] [REAGAN - criticizes Irish-American involvement in North Ireland violence.] Anti-Reagan demonstration shown.
REPORTER: Chris Wallace

Palmer, John;
Wallace, Chris

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