The Canadian Press

1981-03-10 | Reagan-Visit

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Description of scene as US president Ronald Reagan arrives on Parliament Hill. Canadian Press reporter John McKay had this report.

Date: 1981-03-10
Placeline: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 54 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << certainly a mixed reception for the American president on this is first visit to Parliament Hill the grounds are awash in Canadian and American flags red carpets and red coated Mounties on horseback on my left bleachers filled with curing school children on the right behind some barricades and sprinkled across the lawn hundreds of demonstrators some of them chatting now acid rain go home very placards protesting acid rain US involvement in El Salvador won't even read only as hairdresser knows for sure I love doubling in construction work part of a year long overhaul of the peace tower has been covered over by a blue wooden canopy prime minister could order that cannot be reading the president now the two leaders about to enter the parliament buildings for their first round of private talk this is John McKay on Parliament Hill >>

Clip ID: 19810310CPCN001