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Ronald Reagan press conference

Title
Ronald Reagan press conference
Genre
Press conference; Discussion; News bulletin; Advertisement; Trailer
TX Date
8 Dec 1988
Year of production
1988
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Duration
00:52:35
Description
Series of CNN news bulletins featuring press conference with US President Ronald Reagan near the end of his presidency on the agreements between the Soviet Union and USA on nuclear arms reduction; promises of troops reduction; Mikhail Gorbachev’s recent visit to the USA; and change in attitude towards the USSR; on Middle East peace process and best/worst parts of his job. Also report on Federal financial deficit and economics. Also Crossfire - a debate on the Reagan press conference issues; trailers and adverts. Reporters include Helen Thomas; Terry Hunt; Jerome Watson; Andrea Mitchell; Sam Donaldson; Jerry O’Leary; Johanna Neuman; Lou Cannon; Bill Plante; Charles Bierbauer; Gene Gibbons; Julie Ann Johnson; Patrick McGrath; Brian Jenkins. Sound distorted in places.
Contributors
Ronald Reagan; Gene Gibbons; CNN; Charles Bierbauer; Helen Thomas; Terry Hunt; Jerome Watson; Andrea Mitchell; Sam Donaldson; Jerry O’Leary; Johanna Neuman; Lou Cannon; Bill Plante; Julie Ann Johnson; Patrick McGrath; Brian Jenkins
Keywords
USA; Earthquakes; Middle East; Treaties; Economics; USSR; International relations; Military affairs; Finance; Nuclear weapons; Arms control; Nuclear disarmament; Presidents; Peacebuilding; Ronald Reagan; Mikhail Gorbachev; East West relations; INF; Nonproliferation treaties; Armenia; Arms race National budgets

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