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Reagan / Second Term #92179

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jan 18, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(DC) [Elec. night, Ronald REAGAN - considers night the beginning.] [David GERGEN - discusses Reagan's 2nd term priorities.] [Representative Tony COELHO - doesn't think President will be as popular this term; considers him a lame duck President] [Senator Robert DOLE - responds.] Departures of Michael Deaver, William Clark, Edwin Meese's move to Justice Department and Don. Regan's and James Baker's job swap reviewed. [Richard VIGUERIE - favors Regan as chief of staff.] [DOLE - thinks President will push for big-ticket items.] Probability of Reagan pushing arms control negotiations with USSR cited as example; Andrei Gromyko mentioned. [GERGEN - feels President's sense of history is inescapable; explains.] Nancy Reagan's alleged role in husband's presidency considered. [Nancy REAGAN - feeds President a line.]
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Donaldson, Sam;
Jennings, Peter

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