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White House Ceremony / Navajo Complaints #95738

ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 26, 1985
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(Studio) Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel, during White House ceremony last week, recalled lecturing President Reagan on his plans to visit Bitburg cemetery.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(DC) Navajo Mae Chee Castillo, at White House ceremony honoring senior citizens, reported asking Reagan to refrain from cutting budget of various Indian soc. programs; films shown. [REAGAN - praises Castillo's heroism.] [CASTILLO - (thru translator) lists needs of Native Americans and senior citizens.] [REAGAN - responds.] [Navajo spokesperson Dan LEWIS - recalls rebuke after ceremony by presidential aide Ann Kelly.] White House said denying rebuke.
REPORTER: Bill Greenwood

Greenwood, Bill;
Jennings, Peter

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