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September

16

1985

September 16, 1985



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Diary Entry - 09/16/1985

Monday, September 16, 1985

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Dropped in on meeting of Nations top business leaders who have plants in S. Africa. Urged them to tell the Am. People what that means in employment & quality of life for Blacks in S.A.

Our G.O.P. Hispanic Assembly met in Cabinet room. Had a nice session with them. They were largely responsible for upping Hispanic support from the 28% we had in the ’80 election to 48% in ’84.

A luncheon for regional press—did Q&A. It was a good event. They ask better questions than the W.H. Press Corps. A haircut & briefing for tomorrows press conference took up much of the afternoon. One special feature an interview with Peter Jennings & Ted Koppel of ABC for a special show Wed. nite on the 40 yrs. since the war.

We’re setting up a plan to get Weir out of Europe & back here to his family. They know he’s free now & also they must keep it very secret.