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Reston Retirement #558248

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Sep 12, 1987
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(DC: Douglas Kiker) Retirement of "New York Times" columnist James "Scotty" Reston noted; scenes shown. [Clark CLIFFORD - praises Reston, Walter Lippmann, Arthur Krock.] [RESTON - discusses his career, life.] ["Washington Post" spokesperson Ben BRADLEE - praises Reston.] [RESTON - conts.] ["New York Times" spokesperson Tom WICKER - praises Reston.] [Son Richard RESTON - recalls their household.] [RESTON - criticizes Oliver North, President Reagan, cites political benefit to Reagan of possible US-USSR arms control agreement; notes Wright Bros.' fame as example; predicts soc. revolution in US.]

Chung, Connie;
Kiker, Douglas

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