Reagan Plans News Conference

Associated Press

President Reagan will hold a news conference Wednesday night, his first formal meeting with reporters in four months, it was announced today.

The press conference will be in the East Room at 5 p.m. PST. White House spokesman Marlin Fitzwater said Reagan will open the session with a prepared statement and then answer questions for 30 minutes. The session will take place a week before Reagan is due to travel to Brussels for a summit meeting of the heads of government of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Reagan’s last news conference was on Oct. 22.