ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 12, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(NYC) Richard Nixon's resurgence in United States pols. examined; films shown. [NIXON - comments on Mideast, USSR economy; discusses events with Ted Koppel.] Portrayal of him in recent PBS movie about Alger Hiss case recalled; scenes shown. Henry Kissinger, Michael Jackson mentioned. [1974, NIXON - resigns presidency.] [Prof. James David BARBER - notes Nixon's comeback efforts.] No More "Vietnams" said Nixon's latest book. [Walter MONDALE - jokes about Nixon looking good.] [NIXON - jokes about age.] [BARBER - cites public's ability to deal with Nixon in more positive light now that he's out of office] [NIXON - praises his knowledge of Russians; notes differences between communists approach to problems and that of Americans] [BARBER - considers Nixon's future.]
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld