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Inaugural Weekend #539757

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jan 19, 1985
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(Studio) President Reagan noted taking oath of office tomorrow in private ceremony, with public reenactment planned for Monday
REPORTER: Connie Chung

(DC) Preparations here for Monday's inauguration festivities examined; White House photos shown. Deputy press secretary Larry Speakes' description of President's inaugural address quoted on screen. Reagan and son Michael, with family, mentioned spending time together; photograph shown. Walter Annenberg mentioned giving luncheon for President, Nancy Reagan and Vice President George Bush. [BUSH - anticipates taking oath of office] Reagan mentioned meeting Tuesday with new arms control negotiators to discuss upcoming talks with USSR .
REPORTER: Emery King

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Connie Chung

(DC) Jesse Jackson reported leading counterinaugural rally and parade today; films shown. [JACKSON - denounces wealth apparent in President's inauguration.] Incident illustrating growing gap between Reagan and black leaders described; President's remarks on blacks' distortion of his record, in "USA Today" interview, quoted. [JACKSON - accuses Reagan of a closed-door policy.]
REPORTER: Don Porter

Chung, Connie;
King, Emery;
Porter, Don

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