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Campaign 2016 / Clinton vs. Trump / The Dinner / A Discussion #1103797

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Oct 20, 2016
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Tonight's appearance of both presidential candidates at the annual Al Smith Dinner in New York City previewed. [Master of ceremonies Alfred SMITH IV - jokes.] Report introduced.

(Washington: Jeff Zeleny) A look at past Al Smith Catholic benefit dinners presented; scenes shown of President Obama, Mitt Romney, George Bush, Senator John McCain, Al Gore speaking/joking.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Gloria Borger, John King, David Gergen about the dinner. [BORGER, KING, GERGEN - offer views on the likely tone at this dinner tonight, the importance of this traditional dinner as a test of character & humor.] [Dinner master of ceremonies Alfred SMITH IV - jokes about those in attendance.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Zeleny, Jeff
Duration:
00:10:50

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