1986 - Color President Reagan: Oval Office Photo Op., W/ new Agriculture Secretary Richard Lyng. 29Jan86
Lyng flanked by two men talking (dark).
15:03:16 Reagan & Lyng walk into center of frame from opposite sides & shake hands. Lyng talks about working for Reagan as Governor 19 years ago in Sacramento; Reagan moves him to be introduced to the press while standing in front of the fireplace. Reagan announces him as new Secretary to solve the existing farm problem of “government imposition on agriculture.” They shake hands & take a few questions, including a question about “yesterday’s disaster” (Space Shuttle Challenger explosion).
15:06:17 Press, photo-journalists, leave the room.
Cabinet Appointments; Department of Agriculture;
NOTE: Use sound from CH 2 only as CH 1 has low-level noise.
NOTE: Credit must be given to Reagan Presidential Library.