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(Studio) President Reagan's arms reduction goal, as stated in second inaugural address, noted; ABC "News-Washington Post" poll of public's expectations of President's second term regarding nuclear war prevention outlined on screen.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(DC) Reagan's second term foreign policy goals examined. [January 29, 1981, REAGAN - accuses USSR of lying, cheating, criminal behavior.] [Heritage Fndn. spokesperson Bruce WEINROD - thinks administration is looking for signals from Moscow.] Reagan's first term use of force to back up foreign policy in Beirut and Grenada recalled. [For. policy analyst Barry BLECHMAN - supports aggressive stance against terrorist orgs.] Admin.'s first term approach to Central America, especially Nicaragua, discussed. [WEINROD - acknowledges possible United States military intervention in Nicaragua.]
REPORTER: John McWethy
- Jennings, Peter;
- McWethy, John
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