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1984 Vote / Foreign Policy #87471

ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 26, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Arlington National Cemetery) Role of foreign policy issues in current presidential campaigns. of Ronald Reagan and Walter Mondale examined; Beirut Marine bombing victim Thomas A. Shipp and Grenada invasion casualty Sean P. Luketina mentioned. [Voices of MONDALE, REAGAN - comment on Beirut.] Impact on Lebanon of failed United States peacekeeping mission there noted. [Sunday, REAGAN - defs. policy in Lebanon as effort to prevent further clashes between Israel and Lebanon.] Reagan administration `s moment of glory in Grenada and continued confusion over policy toward El Salvador and Nicaragua discussed. [Sunday, MONDALE - claims United States policy against Nicaragua has harmed US.] Ea. cand.'s position on foreign policy issues outlined. ["For. Policy" magazine editor Charles William MAYNES - explains weakness in Reagan's foreign policy record; recalls Napoleon's attitude toward foreign policy.] Parameters of successful foreign policy considered.
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Threlkeld, Richard
Duration:
00:04:30

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