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Reagan / Final Year #559020

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jan 04, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(DC: Chris Wallace) President Reagan noted facing final year in office. Econ. reported being most urgent problem; details given. Reagan's economy commission plan outlined on screen. [REAGAN - says won't be lame duck.] State of union address announced. Aid to Contras issue and INF treaty ratification noted being Reagan's priorities. [Pol. analyst William SCHNEIDER - says Reagan must work with Democratic Congress leaders] Reagan reported planning trips to Mexico, Canada, and Europe. Moscow, USSR , summit mentioned. Nancy Reagan reported trying to secure Reagan place in history. Reagan aides noted trying to top Dwight D. Eisenhower's approval rating when he left office.

Brokaw, Tom;
Wallace, Chris

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