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Box: 10 Fold: 25 Order of the Mass
DATE: [10/07/1979]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains a copy of the Order of the Mass (the text to be recited and the hymns to be sung) for Pope John-Paul's service on the Washington Mall on 7 October 1979. Also contains lists of persons responsible for the staging of the event, and of newsmen in charge of certain aspects of its coverage. Also contains a script about the placement and description of the altar.

Box: 10 Fold: 26 Papal Visit to Washington: Miscellaneous
DATE SPAN: [10/06/1979]? - [10/31/1979]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains miscellaneous additional material related to the Pope's visit and particularly to his mass. Items include scripts and transcripts, schedules of events, copies of press releases and press coverage, and a copy of the homily delivered by Pope John-Paul at his Mass on the Mall.

Box: 10 Fold: 27 Space Shuttle Columbia, November 1982
DATE SPAN: [10/22/1982]? - [11/20/1982]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains a copy of the press kit distributed before the launch of Space Shuttle Columbia in November 1982. Also contains transcripts of various interviews and other information, collected for possible use during the broadcast coverage of the space shuttle's launch.

Box: 11 Fold: 1 Script Outlines: April 1970
DATE SPAN: [03/12/1970]? - [04/30/1970]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains copies of the script outlines for the ABC Evening News for April 1970, and one copy for March 12, 1970.

Dates included are:

April 7, 1970

April 8, 1970

April 9, 1970

April 20, 1970

April 21, 1970

April 22, 1970

April 23, 1970

April 27, 1970

April 28, 1970

April 29, 1970

April 30, 1970.

Box: 11 Fold: 2 March 6, 1970: Laos
DATE: [03/06/1970]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains the script outline for the ABC Evening News broadcast of 3/6/70, and a copy of Reynolds' commentary for that day, on reaction to President Nixon's statement that no plans had been made to introduce ground forces into Laos.

Box: 11 Fold: 3 March 16, 1970: Nixon on Civil Rights
DATE: [03/16/1970]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains a copy of the script outline of the ABC Evening News for 3/16/70, and a copy of Reynolds' commentary on a coming civil rights speech by President Nixon.

Box: 11 Fold: 4 March 17, 1970: My Lai
DATE: [03/17/1970]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains a copy of the script outline for the date specified, and a script for Reynolds' commentary on the lack of a trial (up to that point) of anyone involved in the My Lai incident.

Box: 11 Fold: 5 March 18, 1970: Carswell Nomination
DATE: [03/18/1970]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains a copy of the script outline for the date specified, and a script for Reynolds' commentary on the nomination of Harold G. Carswell for a seat on the Supreme Court of the United States.

Box: 11 Fold: 6 March 19, 1970: Nixon on Higher Education
DATE: [03/19/1970]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains a copy of the script outline for the date specified, and a script for Reynolds' commentary on the Nixon Adminstration's plan to make higher education more available to Americans.

Box: 11 Fold: 7 March 20, 1970: Willy Brandt in East Germany
DATE: [03/20/1970]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains a copy of the script outline for the date specified, and a script for Reynolds' commentary on West German Chancellor Willy Brandt's visit to Esat Germany.

Box: 11 Fold: 8 March 23, 1970: Postal Strike
DATE: [03/23/1970]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains a copy of the script outline for the date specified, and a script for Reynolds' commentary on the illegality of the Postal Workers' strike.

Box: 11 Fold: 9 March 27, 1970: Carswell Nomination II
DATE: [03/27/1970]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains a copy of the script outline for the date specified, and a script for Reynolds' commentary on the Senate's vote to recommit the Carswell nomination to the Supreme Court to committee.

Box: 11 Fold: 10 April 3, 1970: Carswell's Last Week
DATE: [04/03/1970]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains a copy of the script outline for the date specified, and a script for Reynolds' commentary on the anticipated final resolution to the Carswell nomination and comfirmation.

Box: 11 Fold: 11 April 11, 1970: Nixon on Carswell's Defeat
DATE: [04/11/1970]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains a copy of the script outline for the date specified, and a script for Reynolds' commentary on President Nixon's strong reaction to the defeat of the confirmation of Harold Carswell for justice of the Supreme Court. Also contains a compilation of the viewer response mail to Reynolds' commentary.

Box: 11 Fold: 12 April 17, 1970: Apollo 13
DATE SPAN: [04/14/1970]? - [04/24/1970]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains a copy of the script outline for the date specified, and a script for Reynolds' commentary on relief felt after the safe return of the Apollo 13 astronauts, and on evaluations after the disaster. Also contains a few pieces of viewer response mail on the commentary and the incident.

Box: 11 Fold: 13 April 24, 1970: Cambodia
DATE: [04/24/1970]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains a copy of the script outline for the date specified, and a script for Reynolds' commentary on the Nixon Doctrine, and its weak application to Cambodia.

Box: 11 Fold: 14 May 1, 1970: Nixon into Cambodia
DATE: [05/02/1970]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains a copy of the script outline for the date specified, and a script for Reynolds' commentary on the announcement of the expansion of the Vietnam War into neighboring Cambodia.

Box: 11 Fold: 15 May 1970: Reynolds in Cambodia and Vietnam
DATE SPAN: [05/04/1970]? - [05/14/1970]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains a copies of the outline scripts from the period specified, when Reynolds was touring Vietnam and Cambodia. The shooting incident at Kent State is also mentioned in the scripts. Also contains copies of Reynolds commentaries for some of the broadcasts. Contains script outlines for the following dates:

May 4, 1970

May 5, 1970

May 6, 1970

May 7, 1970: Commentary on North Vietnamese infiltration into South Vietnam

May 8, 1970: Commentary on the visit of a General to a fire base in Vietnam

May 11, 1970: Commentary on compromises and the withdrawl of American troops from Cambodia

May 12, 1970

May 13, 1970

May 14, 1970: Commentary on a visit to a small village in the Mekong delta

Box: 11 Fold: 16 May 26, 1970: Berkeley
DATE: [05/26/1970]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains a copy of the script outline for the date specified, and a script for Reynolds' commentary on the student activism at the University of California at Berkeley.

Box: 11 Fold: 17 June 2, 22, 25, 1970: Vietnam War
DATE SPAN: [06/02/1970]? - [06/25/1970]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains a copies of the script outlines for the dates specified, and copies of scripts for Reynolds' commentaries:

June 2, 1970: Commentary on anticipation of President Nixon's eventual declaration of victory in Vietnam;

June 22, 1970: Commentary on Nixon Administration statements that the Cambodian goverment led by Lon Nol is NOT in danger of collapsing;

June 25, 1970: Commentary on the confusion of Senate debate on the Vietnam war.

Box: 11 Fold: 18 June 5, 1970: George Wallace
DATE: [06/05/1970]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains a copy of the script outline for the date specified, and a script for Reynolds' commentary on the political rebirth of George Wallace.

Box: 11 Fold: 19 June 9, 1970: College Students
DATE: [06/09/1970]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains a copy of the script outline for the date specified, and a script for Reynolds' commentary on the ultimate rightness of the student proteste.

Box: 11 Fold: 20 June 11, 1970: Congressional War-Weariness
DATE: [06/11/1970]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains a copy of the script outline for the date specified, and a script for Reynolds' commentary on the U.S. Senate's defeat of the Byrd Amendment to allow the President to send troops again into Cambodia.

Box: 11 Fold: 21 June 16, 1970: Conscientious Objectors
DATE: [06/16/1970]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains a copy of the script outline for the date specified, and a script for Reynolds' commentary on the U.S. Supreme Court's decision that local draft boards make decisions about the sincerity of draftees' moral objections to war, regardless of his religious beliefs.

Box: 11 Fold: 22 June 18, 1970: Nixon Above the Battle
DATE: [06/18/1970]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains a copy of the script outline for the date specified, and a script for Reynolds' commentary on President Nixon's style of speech making, and his claim to avoid politically advisable courses of action.

Box: 11 Fold: 23 June 19, 1970: British Election Upset
DATE: [06/19/1970]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains a copy of the script outline for the date specified, and a script for Reynolds' commentary on the unexpected victory of the Conservative Party over Labour in an election in Great Britain, and the subsequent embarassment of the pollsters.

Box: 11 Fold: 24 June 23, 1970: Repeal of the Tonkin Gulf Resolution
DATE: [06/23/1970]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains a copy of the script outline for the date specified, and a script for Reynolds' commentary on the U.S. Senate's repeal of the Tonkin Gulf Resolution.

Box: 11 Fold: 25 June 24, 1970: Equitable Use Of Television
DATE: [06/24/1970]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains a copy of the script outline for the date specified, and a script for Reynolds' commentary on the increasing committment by the major television networks to equal time for all sides of issues.

Box: 11 Fold: 26 June 26, 1970: Nixon Budget Decision
DATE: [06/26/1970]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains a copy of the script outline for the date specified, and a script for Reynolds' commentary on the House override of a presidential veto of a bill to provide money for the construction and modernization of hospitals.

Box: 11 Fold: 27 July 7, 1970: Television Ads and Politics
DATE: [07/07/1970]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains a copy of the script outline for the date specified, and a script for Reynolds' commentary on the use of television commercials to encourage particular stands on issues (in this case, the McGovern-Hatfield Amendments to end the Vietnam War. Also includes a pagefrom the "Congressional Record," where Reynolds' commentary was reprinted on the request of Sen. Robert Dole.

Box: 11 Fold: 28 July 9, 1970: Generals Thanh and Casey
DATE: [07/09/1970]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains a copy of the script outline for the date specified, and a script for Reynolds' commentary on the deaths of General Nguyen Viet Thanh and General George Casey. Also contains a photocopy of the entry of Reynolds' commentary into the "Congressional Record" and a photocopy of a letter to Reynolds from the Secretary of Defense Melvin Laird, expressing appreciation of the commentary.

Box: 11 Fold: 29 July 14, 1970: Isolation of the President
DATE: [07/14/1970]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains a copy of the script outline for the date specified, and a script for Reynolds' commentary on a perception that President Nixon was isolated from the opinions of the American people.

Box: 11 Fold: 30 July 16, 1970: Campus Disorder and Dr. Hayakawa
DATE: [07/16/1970]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains a copy of the script outline for the date specified, and a script for Reynolds' commentary on the view of Dr. Hayakawa of San Francisco State that campus unrest was caused by the boredom of the students in college.

Box: 11 Fold: 31 July 20, 1970: Apollo 13, II
DATE SPAN: [07/20/1970]? - [04/24/1970]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains a copy of the script outline for the date specified, and a script for Reynolds' commentary on the anniversary of the landings on the moon, and on the subsequent loss of interest in the space program by Americans, except for a short time during the Apollo 13 crisis.

Box: 11 Fold: 32 July 22, 1970: Preventive Detention
DATE SPAN: [07/22/1970]? - [04/24/1970]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains a copy of the script outline for the date specified, and a script for Reynolds' commentary on a proposed preventive detention provision in a crime bill for the District of Columbia.

Box: 11 Fold: 33 July 23, 1970: Vice President Ky of Vietnam
DATE SPAN: [07/23/1970]? - [04/24/1970]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains a copy of the script outline for the date specified, and a script for Reynolds' commentary on the views of Vice President Ky of Vietnam that only "stupid pacifists" object to his administration's governing of Vietnam.

Box: 11 Fold: 34 July 21, 1970: Con Son Prison: Vietnam
DATE SPAN: [07/21/1970]? - [04/24/1970]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains a copy of the script outline for the date specified, and a script for Reynolds' commentary on the "bestial treatment" of prisoners in Con Son Prison in South Vietnam.

Box: 11 Fold: 35 July 24, 1970: Cosa Nostra/Mafia
DATE SPAN: [07/24/1970]? - [04/24/1970]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains a copy of the script outline for the date specified, and a script for Reynolds' commentary on the Attorney General's instructions to stop using the terms Mafia and Cosa Nostra to refer to certain groups of organized crime syndicates.

Box: 11 Fold: 36 July 28, 1970: Nasser
DATE SPAN: [07/28/1970]? - [04/24/1970]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains a copy of the script outline for the date specified, and a script for Reynolds' commentary on the moderation of President Gamal Nasser of Egypt.

Box: 11 Fold: 37 July 30, 1970: Vietnam Peace Proposal
DATE SPAN: [07/30/1970]? - [04/24/1970]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains a copy of the script outline for the date specified, and a script for Reynolds' commentary on the hope for a breakthrough in the Paris Peace Talks on ending the Vietnam War.

Box: 11 Fold: 38 July 31, 1970: Chet Huntley's Retirement
DATE SPAN: [07/31/1970]? - [04/24/1970]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains a copy of the script outline for the date specified, and a script for Reynolds' short commentary on the retirement of Chet Huntley from NBC News.

Box: 11 Fold: 39 August 4, 1970: Nixon/Manson
DATE SPAN: [08/04/1970]? - [04/24/1970]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains a copy of the script outline for the date specified, and a script for Reynolds' commentary on an attack by President Nixon on the news media resulting from media coverage of Nixon's comments about the Charles Manson trial in California.

Box: 11 Fold: 40 August 6, 1970: Cambodia/Laird
DATE SPAN: [08/06/1970]? - [04/24/1970]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains a copy of the script outline for the date specified, and a script for Reynolds' commentary on the gap between the stated Nixon Administration policy of not using air strikes "merely to support" troops fighting Communists, and the actual practice of doing just that.

Box: 11 Fold: 41 August 11, 1970: Women's Rights
DATE SPAN: [08/11/1970]? - [04/24/1970]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains a copy of the script outline for the date specified, and a script for Reynolds' commentary on the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment by the House.

Box: 11 Fold: 42 August 13, 1970: Republican/Democratic Campaign
DATE SPAN: [08/13/1970]? - [04/24/1970]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains a copy of the script outline for the date specified, and a script for Reynolds' commentary on the probable campaign strategies of the major political parties for the 1970 elections.

Box: 11 Fold: 43 September 1, 1970: Nixon/Vietnam
DATE SPAN: [09/01/1970]? - [04/24/1970]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains a copy of the script outline for the date specified, and a script for Reynolds' commentary on the defeat in the Senate of an amendment to end the war in Vietnam.

Box: 11 Fold: 44 September 2, 1970: Egypt/Suez/Israel
DATE SPAN: [09/02/1970]? - [04/24/1970]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains a copy of the script outline for the date specified, and a script for Reynolds' commentary on the violation of a cease-fire agreement between Egypt and Israel.

Box: 11 Fold: 45 September 3, 1970: University of Wisconsin Bombing
DATE SPAN: [09/03/1970]? - [04/24/1970]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains a copy of the script outline for the date specified, and a script for Reynolds' commentary on the bombing of a research center at the University of Wisconsin.

Box: 11 Fold: 46 September 4, 1970: Ky in Washington, D.C.
DATE SPAN: [09/04/1970]? - [04/24/1970]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains a copy of the script outline for the date specified, and a script for Reynolds' commentary on the possible visit of Vice President Ky of Soutn Vietnam to Washington, D.C. to participate in a Win the War Rally.

Box: 11 Fold: 47 September 7, 1970: Skyjacking
DATE SPAN: [09/07/1970]? - [04/24/1970]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains a copy of the script outline for the date specified, and a script for Reynolds' commentary on "Arab-guerilla" hijacking of airline flights.

Box: 11 Fold: 48 September 8,9,11,15,22, 1970: Amman Hijack
DATE SPAN: [09/08/1970]? - [09/22/1970]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains copies of the script outlines for the dates specified, and scripts for Reynolds' commentaries on the hijacking of a commercial airline flight in Amman, Jordan, and the demands of the hijackers that prisoners be released for the hostages. Script outlines and commentaries are included for:

September 8, 1970

September 11, 1970

September 15, 1970

September 22, 1970

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