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Inauguration #92224

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jan 21, 1985
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(Studio) President Reagan's inaugural address quoted.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(DC) Weather's impact on inaugural events noted; films shown. Vice President George Bush mentioned taking oath of office first. [REAGAN - takes oath from Justice Warren Burger.] [REAGAN - gives inaugural address.] His comments on budget deficit, defense, Star Wars initiative, arms reduction agreement with USSR outlined. [REAGAN - conts. speech.] Representative Thomas O'Neill, USSR amb. Anatoly Dobrynin and specially invited "av." Americans mentioned attending luncheon. [REAGAN - laments cancellation of parade.]
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Studio) Canceled parade described.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(DC) Reactions of band members to event's cancellation examined; films shown. [Thomas ROBINSON - is relieved.] [Brunswick, Ohio, school system spokesperson Joe WAGNER - explains band's decision to march anyway.] [Float maker Francis MESSMORE - jokes about cancellation.] [Vendor Ralph PICCOLO - notes lost sales.] Econs. involved in cancellation outlined.
REPORTER: Barry Serafin

Donaldson, Sam;
Jennings, Peter;
Serafin, Barry

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