Events of September 20 in THE REAGAN YEARS:

1984:  A six month investigation of Ed Meese finds "no basis for prosecution." The indepent councel adds that he is not mandated to talk about "Mr. Meese's ethics and the propriety of his conduct." Reagan promises to re-nominate Meese as Attorney General if re-elected.
1984:  George Bush explains clearly how Anastasio Somoza lost his rule of Nicaragua: "The Sandinistas came in. They overthrew Somoza, killed him and overthrew him. Killed him, threw him out." Somoza left Nicaragua alive.
1988:  George Bush visits a flag factory. All three networks end up broadcasting news reports with a tone indicating that they're basically sick of hearing about the flag all the time. Says one aide, "We took it exactly one day too far."