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1985 - Colour, President Reagan: 32nd Press Conference On Economy Growth & Cuts in Defense. Exceperts. 17Sep85

Reel Number: 220612-03

Color: Colour

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1985,1980s

Country: USA

Location: Washington, DC

TC Begins: 10:09:14

TC Ends: 10:13:16

Duration: 00:04:02

President Reagan On Economy Growth & Cuts in Defense Ronald Reagan at White House announced and up to podium - makes statement re economy:”...inflation has been held under 4%...opportunity is our engine of progress so I’m asking Congress to work with me and not against me...”. Takes questions from Helen Thomas re Strategic Defense initiative ( SDI ). Says he is sorry it was ever called Star Wars. Mentions Great Depression. Talks of forthcoming summit meeting. Conference closed. Cold War; 1980s;

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