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FRANK REYNOLDS PAPERS
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Box: 7 Fold: 36 Negative Response to January 19-20
DATE SPAN: [01/20/1981]? - [02/03/1981]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains viewer response mail complaining about the coverage of the release of the American hostages during the Inauguration ceremonies, or complaining about coverage of the hostages in general.

Box: 7 Fold: 37 February Viewer Mail
DATE SPAN: [01/25/1981]? - [02/28/1981]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains viewer response mail on various subjects. Many express general approval and request autographs and photographs.

Box: 7 Fold: 38 Economy 1981
DATE SPAN: [02/15/1981]? - [07/31/1981]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains viewer response mail on economic issues, particularly on proposed budget cuts by the Reagan administration.

Box: 7 Fold: 39 Reaction to Coverage of 3/30/81 (Attempt on President Reagan), I
DATE SPAN: [03/30/1981]? - [04/10/1981]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains viewer response mail to coverage of the assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan on 30 March 1981. The first folder contains a breakdown of the mail received.

Box: 7 Fold: 40 Reaction to Coverage of 3/30/81 (Attempt on President Reagan), II
DATE SPAN: [03/30/1981]? - [04/10/1981]?

DESCRIPTION: See previous description.

Box: 7 Fold: 41 Reaction to Coverage of 3/30/81 (Attempt on President Reagan), III
DATE SPAN: [03/30/1981]? - [04/10/1981]?

DESCRIPTION: See previous description.

Box: 7 Fold: 42 Reaction to Coverage of 3/30/81 (Attempt on President Reagan), IV
DATE SPAN: [03/30/1981]? - [04/10/1981]?

DESCRIPTION: See previous description.

Box: 8 Fold: 1 General Viewer Mail, March 1981
DATE SPAN: [03/01/1981]? - [04/01/1981]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains viewer response mail on various subjects. Many letters express general approval and request autographs and photographs.

Box: 8 Fold: 2 Response to Interview with Ronald Reagan
DATE SPAN: [03/11/1981]? - [03/25/1981]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains viewer response mail on a March 1981 interview of President Ronald Reagan by Reynolds. Most of the letters quarrel with Reynolds' choice of words in specific questions. Also contains a copy of one reply by Reynolds.

Box: 8 Fold: 3 Reaction to Assassination Attempt on President Reagan, 3/30/81, I
DATE SPAN: [03/30/1981]? - [04/01/1981]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains viewer response mail on coverage of the assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan on 30 March 1981. Also contains a copy of one of Reynolds' replies.

Box: 8 Fold: 4 Reaction to Assassination Attempt on President Reagan, 3/30/81, II
DATE SPAN: [03/30/1981]? - [04/02/1981]?

DESCRIPTION: See previous description.

Box: 8 Fold: 5 Reaction to Assassination Attempt on President Reagan, 3/30/81, III
DATE SPAN: [03/30/1981]? - [04/30/1981]?

DESCRIPTION: See previous description.

Box: 8 Fold: 6 Browne Foundation, April 1981
DATE SPAN: [01/16/1981]? - [04/11/1981]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from the Ryan Kelly Browne Foundation for aid to children with developmental aphasia, and information about the organization and its activities.

Box: 8 Fold: 7 Negative Reponse to Coverage of 3/30/81
DATE SPAN: [03/30/1981]? - [04/15/1981]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains viewer response mail objecting to the ABC coverage of the attempted assassination of President Reagan on 30 March 1981. Most of the letters complain about the confusing or inaccurate coverage or about various comments made during the broadcast (for example, on gun control).

Box: 8 Fold: 8 General Viewer Mail, April 1981
DATE SPAN: [04/01/1981]? - [05/15/1981]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains viewer response mail on various subjects from the period specified. Most letters express general approval and request autographs and photographs.

Box: 8 Fold: 9 Response to Space Shuttle Coverage, April 1981
DATE SPAN: [04/12/1981]? - [04/30/1981]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains viewer response mail on the coverage of the maiden flight of the space shuttle Columbia.

Box: 8 Fold: 10 General Viewer Mail, May 1981
DATE SPAN: [05/01/1981]? - [05/31/1981]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains viewer response mail on various subjects, but most expressing general approval of Reynolds, and requesting autographs and photographs.

Box: 8 Fold: 11 Response to Coverage of 5/13/81
DATE SPAN: [05/13/1981]? - [05/20/1981]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains viewer response mail on coverage of the attempted assassination of Pope John Paul II on 13 May 1981.

Box: 8 Fold: 12 Negative Response to Coverage of 5/13/81
DATE SPAN: [05/13/1981]? - [05/15/1981]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains viewer response mail complaining about aspects of the coverage of the assassination attempt on Pope John Paul II. Several letters point to Reynolds' report that the assailant was "rumored to be of Arab extraction," when it became clear later that he was Turkish. Others complain of the constant repetition of the facts of the attack, or the general reporting of "rumors."

Box: 8 Fold: 13 General Viewer Mail, June 1981
DATE SPAN: [06/05/1981]? - [06/30/1981]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains viewer response mail on various subjects, but most expressing general approval, or requesting autographs or photographs.

Box: 8 Fold: 14 Haig Interview, "Issues and Answers," 7/19/81
DATE SPAN: [07/19/1981]? - [07/31/1981]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains viewer response mail on an interview of Alexander Haig, Secretary of State, on Israel and the Middle East.

Box: 8 Fold: 15 General Viewer Mail, July 1981
DATE SPAN: [07/01/1981]? - [07/31/1981]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains viewer response mail on various subjects, but most expressing general approval, or requesting autographs or photographs.

Box: 8 Fold: 16 Social Security Report, 7/26/81
DATE SPAN: [07/08/1981]? - [09/03/1981]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains viewer response mail on an ABC News broadcast on the state of the Social Security system.

Box: 8 Fold: 17 August Viewer Mail, 1981
DATE SPAN: [08/01/1981]? - [08/31/1981]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains viewer response mail on various subjects, some expressing general approval of Reynolds, or requesting autographs or photographs.

Box: 8 Fold: 18 Space Shuttle, August 1981
DATE SPAN: [07/16/1981]? - [08/12/1981]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains a letter and a few press clippings about the space shuttle. Also contains a copy of a reply by Reynolds.

Box: 8 Fold: 19 Bill Stewart, August 1981
DATE SPAN: [08/06/1981]? - [08/12/1981]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains photocopies of letters from Reynolds, resulting from a letter from Bro. Ed Dunn, OFM, describing a monument in Nicaragua to the murdered newsman Bill Stewart.

Box: 8 Fold: 20 PATCO
DATE SPAN: [08/25/1981]? - [09/01/1981]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains one letter complaining about the continued coverage of the air-traffic controllers fired after their strike, as well as a few pieces of literature promoting the controllers' cause (including two copies of a campaign letter from Ronald Reagan promising to address the controllers concerns).

Box: 8 Fold: 21 General Viewer Mail, September 1981
DATE SPAN: [09/01/1981]? - [09/30/1981]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains viewer response mail on various subjects, but most expressing general approval of Reynolds. A few letters take issue with Reynolds' "instant rebuttal" of President Reagan's speech of 24 September 1981. A few copies of replies by Reynolds are included.

Box: 8 Fold: 22 General Viewer Mail, October 1981
DATE SPAN: [10/01/1981]? - [11/06/1981]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains viewer response mail on various subjects, as well as copies of replies by Reynolds.

Box: 8 Fold: 23 Coverage of 10/6/81, Sadat
DATE SPAN: [10/06/1981]? - [10/20/1981]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains viewer response mail on the coverage of the assassination of President Anwar Sadat of Egypt. Also contains a copy of a reply by Reynolds.

Box: 8 Fold: 24 Reaction to Viewpoint, October 1981
DATE SPAN: [10/14/1981]? - [10/31/1981]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains viewer response mail on the 11 October 1981 "Viewpoint" program on the quality and biases of ABC's news coverage.

Box: 8 Fold: 25 General Viewer Mail, January 1982
DATE SPAN: [12/23/1981]? - [01/31/1982]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains viewer response mail on various subjects, but most expressing general approval, or requesting autographs or photographs. Also contains a few copies of replies by Reynolds.

Box: 8 Fold: 26 West Bank Mail: 1982?
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1982]? - [12/31/1982]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains two undated viewer response letters concering the West Bank and Israel's occupation in general.

Box: 8 Fold: 27 Sam Donaldson, 1982
DATE SPAN: [02/09/1982]? - [03/08/1982]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains several pieces of viewer response mail complaining about Sam Donaldson's "insulting" manner. Also contains one copy of a response by Reynolds.

Box: 8 Fold: 28 Veterans' Disability
DATE SPAN: [02/16/1982]? - [03/08/1982]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains a letter from a veteran, John W. Kersey, writing about his disability benefits and his life in general. Also contains copies of Reynolds' letter referring Mr. Kersey's problems to the Blinded Veterans Association, and other follow-up correspondence.

Box: 8 Fold: 29 Ronald Reagan Press Conference: Feb 18, 1982
DATE SPAN: [02/18/1982]? - [03/16/1982]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains viewer response mail on the coverage of President Reagan's press conference of 18 February 1982. Most of the letters take issue with Reynolds' statement immediately after the press conference that President Reagan was wrong in stating the President Kennedy had been the first president to send troops to Vietnam.

Box: 8 Fold: 30 Austin Mail, February 1982
DATE SPAN: [02/09/1982]? - [02/22/1982]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains viewer response mail on coverage by Stephen Geer of the Austin family in Los Angeles, California, about to be evicted from their home for non-payment of taxes. Also contains copies of two replies by Reynolds.

Box: 8 Fold: 31 General Viewer Mail, February 1982
DATE SPAN: [01/30/1982]? - [02/28/1982]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains viewer response mail on various subjects from the period specified. Many of the letters include clippings or other enclosed information.

Box: 8 Fold: 32 Fan Club, February 1982
DATE SPAN: [02/14/1982]? - [03/01/1982]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains one letter from a nurse at the Brookhaven Hospital in Texas about plans to set up a Frank Reynolds Fan Club. Also contains a copy of the reply by Reynolds.

Box: 8 Fold: 33 ABC - Washington Post Poll, February 1982
DATE SPAN: [02/19/1982]? - [03/15/1982]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains a copy of the release of the ABC News / Washington Post Poll of February 17 & 18, 1982 on reaction to President Reagan's economic plans. Also contains a few letters responding to the poll, and copies of some of Reynolds' replies.

Box: 8 Fold: 34 Interview with Nicaraguan Ambassador
DATE SPAN: [02/23/1982]? - [03/01/1982]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains a few letters reacting negatively to Reynolds' interview of the Ambassador of Nicaragua to the United States. Also contains several copies of replies by Reynolds.

Box: 8 Fold: 35 General Viewer Mail, March 1982
DATE SPAN: [03/01/1982]? - [03/31/1982]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains viewer response mail on various subjects from the period specified.

Box: 8 Fold: 36 El Salvador Mail, 1982
DATE SPAN: [03/02/1982]? - [03/15/1982]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains two letters complaining about the "biased" coverage of El Salvador by correspondent Hilary Brown. Also contains a copy of a reply by Reynolds.

Box: 8 Fold: 37 Panama, 1982
DATE SPAN: [03/23/1982]? - [04/05/1982]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains one letter with copies of clippings and news releases, all concerning the struggle among military officers in Panama.

Box: 8 Fold: 38 General Viewer Mail, April 1982
DATE SPAN: [04/01/1982]? - [04/30/1982]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains viewer response mail on various subjects from the period specified. Also contains a copies of replies by Reynolds.

Box: 8 Fold: 39 Ronald Reagan Press Conference, 4/29/82
DATE SPAN: [04/29/1982]? - [05/03/1982]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains viewer response mail on coverage of President Reagan's press conference of 29 April 1982, during which he discussed his economic policies. Some writers complain of the "bias" of Reynolds and Sam Donaldson in their coverage of the event.

Box: 8 Fold: 40 Liberal Bias
DATE SPAN: [02/25/1982]? - [04/05/1982]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains viewer response mail complaining about the "biased" coverage against President Reagan on ABC News.

Box: 8 Fold: 41 Critical Viewer Mail, Mail 1982
DATE SPAN: [05/01/1982]? - [05/24/1982]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains viewer response mail expressing petty criticism of Reynolds (such as calling the Falkland Islands the Malvinas). Also contains a copy of a reply from Reynolds that ends: '...God help the United States from such boobs as you."

Box: 8 Fold: 42 General Viewer Mail, May 1982
DATE SPAN: [05/01/1982]? - [05/30/1982]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains viewer response mail on various subjects from the period specified.

Box: 8 Fold: 43 Foreign News Reactions, April - May 1982
DATE SPAN: [04/04/1982]? - [05/12/1982]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains viewer response mail on the Falklands War, and other foreign news stories (China, Israel's evacuation of the Sinai peninsula, El Salvador, Nazi Euthanasia).

Box: 8 Fold: 44 Normandy Beach 1982
DATE SPAN: [06/06/1982]? - [08/12/1982]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains viewer response mail, as well as copies of the transcript of, coverage of the anniversary of the D-Day Invasion.

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