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ABC Reagan Clipreel: Part 42
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Summary: RR And Gorbachev In Red Square
Story No: X07233
Source: ABC NEWS VIDEOSOURCE
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 31/03/1988 00:00 AM
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SHOT DESCRIPTION: RR and Gorbachev in Red Square "We want friendship between our two peoples"

SOURCE TAPE: AVS FOR AFF #3

DATE: 3/31/88

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ABC Reagan Clipreel: Part 37
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Summary: Ronald Reagan urges Mikhail Gorbachev to tear down the Berlin Wall
Story No: X07228
Source: ABC NEWS VIDEOSOURCE
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 06/12/1987 00:00 AM
People: Mikhail Gorbachev, Ronald Reagan
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SHOT DESCRIPTION: "Tear Down This Wall!"

SOURCE TAPE: 944956

DATE: 6/12/87

1. Soundbite (English) Ronald Reagan, including:

"Freedom leads to prosperity… freedom is the victor"

"Mr Gorbachev, open this gate"

"Tear Down This Wall!"

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Subjects: Fall of the Berlin Wall
People: Mikhail Gorbachev, Ronald Reagan
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ABC Reagan Clipreel: Part 41
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Summary: Reagen Gorbi white house reception
Story No: X07232
Source: ABC NEWS VIDEOSOURCE
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 12/08/1987 00:00 AM
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SHOT DESCRIPTION: Reagen Gorbi white house reception

SOURCE TAPE: WGBH 4685 2

DATE: 12/8/87

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ABC Reagan Clipreel: Part 39
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Summary: RR And Gorbachev In DC - INF Summit Treaty
Story No: X07230
Source: ABC NEWS VIDEOSOURCE
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 12/08/1987 00:00 AM
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SHOT DESCRIPTION: RR and gorbachev in DC - INF Summit Treaty

SOURCE TAPE: AVS FOR AFF #3

DATE: 12/8/87

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ABC Reagan Clipreel: Part 40
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Summary: Reagen Toast To Gorbi
Story No: X07231
Source: ABC NEWS VIDEOSOURCE
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 12/08/1987 00:00 AM
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SHOT DESCRIPTION: Reagen Toast to Gorbi

SOURCE TAPE: WGBH 4685 2

DATE: 12/8/87

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ABC Reagan Clipreel: Part 38
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Summary: Colonel Oliver North Takes The Stand
Story No: X07229
Source: ABC NEWS VIDEOSOURCE
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 31/07/1987 00:00 AM
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SHOT DESCRIPTION: Colonel Oliver North takes the stand

SOURCE TAPE: Presidents 3

DATE: July 87

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ABC Reagan Clipreel: Part 35
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Summary: Arms Deal Denial (B)
Story No: X07226
Source: ABC NEWS VIDEOSOURCE
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 31/12/1986 00:00 AM
People: Ronald Reagan
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SHOT DESCRIPTION: Arms Deal Denial (whole speech)

SOURCE TAPE: 1108839

1. SOUNDBITE (English) Ronald Reagan:

"…now let me repeat, America's long standing goals in the region have been to help preserve Iran's independence from Soviet domination, to bring an honourable end to the bloody Iran-Iraq war, to halt the export of subversion and terrorism in the region. A major impediment to those goals has been an absence of dialogue, a cut off in communcation between us. It's because of Iran's strategic importance and its influence in the Islamic world that we chose to probe for a better relationship between our countries. Our discussions continued into the spring of this year. Based upon the progress we felt we had made, we sought to raise the diplomatic level of contacts in meetings arranged in Tehran. I then asked my former National Security Advisor, Robert McFarlane, to undertake a secret mission and I gave him explicit instructions. I asked him to go to Iran, to open a dialogue, making stark and clear our basic objectives and disagreements. The four days of talks were conducted in a civil fashion, and American personnel were not mistreated. Since then, the dialogue has continued, and step by step progress continues to be made.

"Let me repeat, our interests are clearly served by opening a dialogue with Iran and thereby helping to end the Iran-Iraq war. That war has dragged on for more than six years, with no prospect of negotiated settlement. The slaughter on both sides has been enormous and the adverse economic and political consequences for that vital region of the world, have been growing.

We sought to establish communication with both sides in that senseless struggle, so that we could assist in bringing about a ceasefire and eventually a settlement. We have sought to be even-handed, by working with both sides. And, with other interested nations, prevent a widening of the war. This sensitive undertaking has entailed great risk for those involved. There is no question that we could never have begun, or continued, this dialogue, had the initiative been disclosed earlier. Due to the publicity of the last week, the entire initiative is very much at risk."

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Subjects: War and unrest, Government arms deals, General news, Weapons administration, Military and defense, Government and politics
People: Ronald Reagan
Locations: Iran, Middle East
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ABC Reagan Clipreel: Part 34
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Summary: Arms Deal Denial (A)
Story No: X07225
Source: ABC NEWS VIDEOSOURCE
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 31/12/1986 00:00 AM
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SHOT DESCRIPTION: Arms Deal Denial (whole speech)

SOURCE TAPE: 1108839

1. SOUNDBITE (English)

"So, I thought it was time to speak with you directly, to tell you firsthand about our dealings with Iran. As Will Rogers once said, "Rumor travels faster, but it don't stay put as long as truth.'' So, let's get to the facts.

"The charge has been made that the United States has shipped weapons to Iran as ransom payment for the release of American hostages in Lebanon, that the United States undercut its allies and secretly violated American policy against trafficking with terrorists. Those charges are utterly false. The United States has not made concessions to those who hold our people captive in Lebanon. And we will not. The United States has not swapped boatloads or planeloads of American weapons for the return of American hostages. And we will not. Other reports have surfaced alleging U.S. involvement: reports of a sealift to Iran using Danish ships to carry American arms; of vessels in Spanish ports being employed in secret U.S. arms shipments; of Italian ports being used; of the U.S. sending spare parts and weapons for combat aircraft. All these reports are quite exciting, but as far as we're concerned, not one of them is true.

"During the course of our secret discussions, I authorized the transfer of small amounts of defensive weapons and spare parts for defensive systems to Iran. My purpose was to convince Tehran that our negotiators were acting with my authority, to send a signal that the United States was prepared to replace the animosity between us with a new relationship. These modest deliveries, taken together, could easily fit into a single cargo plane. They could not, taken together, affect the outcome of the 6-year war between Iran and Iraq nor could they affect in any way the military balance between the two countries. Those with whom we were in contact took considerable risks and needed a signal of our serious intent if they were to carry on and broaden the dialog. At the same time we undertook this initiative, we made clear that Iran must oppose all forms of international terrorism as a condition of progress in our relationship. The most significant step which Iran could take, we indicated, would be to use its influence in Lebanon to secure the release of all hostages held there.

"Some progress has already been made. Since U.S. Government contact began with Iran, there's been no evidence of Iranian Government complicity in acts of terrorism against the United States. Hostages have come home, and we welcome the efforts that the Government of Iran has taken in the past and is currently undertaking.

"But why, you might ask, is any relationship with Iran important to the United States? Iran encompasses some of the most critical geography in the world. It lies between the Soviet Union and access to the warm waters of the Indian Ocean. Geography explains why the Soviet Union has sent an army into Afghanistan to dominate that country and, if they could, Iran and Pakistan. Iran's geography gives it a critical position from which adversaries could interfere with oil flows from the Arab States that border the Persian Gulf. Apart from geography, Iran's oil deposits are important to the long-term health of the world economy.

"For these reasons, it is in our national interest to watch for changes within Iran that might offer hope for an improved relationship. Until last year there was little to justify that hope. Indeed, we have bitter and enduring disagreements that persist today. At the heart of our quarrel has been Iran's past sponsorship of international terrorism. Iranian policy has been devoted to expelling all Western influence from the Middle East. We cannot abide that because our interests in the Middle East are vital. At the same time, we seek no territory or special position in Iran. The Iranian revolution is a fact of history, but between American and Iranian basic national interests there need be no permanent conflict.

"Since 1983 various countries have made overtures to stimulate direct contact between the United States and Iran; European, Near East, and Far East countries have attempted to serve as intermediaries. Despite a U.S. willingness to proceed, none of these overtures bore fruit. With this history in mind, we were receptive last year when we were alerted to the possibility of establishing a direct dialog with Iranian officials."

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Subjects: Hostage situations, Government arms deals, Terrorism, General news, Weapons administration, Military and defense, Government and politics, War and unrest
Locations: Iran, Middle East, United States, Lebanon, North America
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ABC Reagan Clipreel: Part 33
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Summary: RR Speaks About The Statue Of Liberty
Story No: X07224
Source: ABC NEWS VIDEOSOURCE
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 07/03/1986 00:00 AM
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SHOT DESCRIPTION: RR speaks about the Statue of Liberty. Francois Mitterand looks on.

SOURCE TAPE: 894418

DATE: 7/3/86

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ABC Reagan Clipreel: Part 31
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Summary: RR Speech On Taxes "Second American Revolution"
Story No: X07222
Source: ABC NEWS VIDEOSOURCE
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 28/05/1985 00:00 AM
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SHOT DESCRIPTION: RR speech on taxes "Second American Revolution"

SOURCE TAPE: 791672

DATE: May 28, 85

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