Picks and Pans Review: Kraft Salutes the 25th Anniversary of the Country Music Association

updated 04/18/1983 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 04/18/1983 AT 01:00 AM EST

CBS (9-10:30 p.m. ET)

Virtually all the C&W topliners—including Willie Nelson, Loretta Lynn, Barbara Mandrell, Ray Charles, Kenny Rogers and Glen Campbell—turned up at Washington's Constitution Hall last month in order to tape this down-home songfest. At the finale, President Reagan—joined by Nancy and Vice-President and Mrs. George Bush—chimes in with Ray Charles at the piano for America the Beautiful.

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