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Reagan / State of Union #558891

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jan 25, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) President Reagan's final State of Union address announced. Report introduced.

(DC: Chris Wallace) Senators Robt Dole and Robert Byrd shown phoning President Reagan. [DOLE - says Senator ready to work.] Reagan's State of Union address discussed. Iran/Contra scandal and stock market crash mentioned. [REAGAN - condemns pessimists.] Reagan's agenda illustration and detailed. Aid to Contras issue, budget deficit and INF treaty ratification noted being important to Reagan. Pork barrel projects reported being attacked by Reagan. [Representative Tony COELHO - says Reagan won't be major factor.] [Representative Trent LOTT - says Reagan won't be lame duck.] Reagan's success rating from 1981 to present illustration [American Enterprise Institution spokesperson William SCHNEIDER - comments on Democratic Congress] Democrat response to State of Union address discussed.

Brokaw, Tom;
Wallace, Chris

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