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Inaugural Weekend #539745

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jan 18, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(DC) Opening of President Reagan's inaugural weekend festivities examined; films shown. [Vice President George BUSH - believes 1984 election illustrates depth of Republican strength.] President's inaugural address described, outlined on screen; Frank Sinatra, President's role in opening Super Bowl, security precautions for weekend noted. [Inaugural security spokesperson Ronald WALKER - notes incrd. security precautions this year.]
REPORTER: Chris Wallace

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(DC) Pvt. business's role in inaugural econs. examined; films shown Corps. making interest free loans to inaugural committee listed on screen. [Consumer advocate Joan CLAYBROOK - sees such loans as favor-buying from administration in future.] [Inaugural committee spokesperson James LAKE - defs. loans.] Loan repayment plan explained; souvenirs marketed by committee shown, discussed. This inauguration's cost said exceeded only by that in 1981.
REPORTER: Robert Hager

(Studio) Inauguration coverage Sunday announced.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom;
Hager, Robert;
Wallace, Chris

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