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Reagan may go on TV to clear 'misconceptions'

President Reagan is considering giving a nationwide television address to clear up ''misconceptions'' on his plans for increased defense spending and his ''safety net'' for the poor.

White House communications director David Gergen said President Reagan, at the urging of some Republican leaders, ''has been thinking for sometime about taking his case to the country.''

He said no date has been selected for the television address.

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