(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(DC: Chris Wallace) President Reagan's latest ploy of faking laryngitis to avoid answering media's questions featured; scenes shown. White House staff's past tactics reviewed. [In the past, REAGAN - claims Larry Speakes won't allow him to talk.] [Yesterday and today, REAGAN - claims he lost his voice in response to question about Iran arms scandal and Contras.] [Representative Jim WRIGHT - mocks President]
- Brokaw, Tom;
- Wallace, Chris
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