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1985 - Color, President Reagan: Press Conference (excerpts), East Room. 17Sep85

Reel Number: 221255-07

Color: Colour

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1985

Country: Canada,USA

Location: East Room,White House

TC Begins: 20:09:11

TC Ends: 20:13:14

Duration: 00:04:03

1985 - Color, President Reagan: Press Conference (excerpts), East Room. 17Sep85 President is announced, walks in & up corridor to podium. MCU. “I have a statement here, we have been pleased to see mounting evidence of new strength in our economy by following policies of lower taxes & free & fair tade, America has led the world w/ 33 straight months of growth & more than 8 million new jobs. Inflation has been held under 4%...opportunity is our engine of progress...asking Congess...” Calls on Helen Thomas for first question re SDI (Strategic Defense Initiative aka Star Wars). Reagan says they should turn toward defense weapons rather than the “...naked nuclear threat...” 20:12:03 Shot of journalists. Reagan says USSR ahead of us in research on defense weapons. “...one of the advantages of being a kid my age...” 1980s American Government; Presidency; Daily Life; Economicss; Cold War; NOTE: Credit must be given to Reagan Presidential Library. NOTE: Ask for pricing when combining short Reagan source reels.

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