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Campaign '96 / The Debates #163367

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Oct 06, 1996
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Hartford, Connecticut: Jerry King, John Donvan) The background to tonight's first presidential debate between President Clinton and presidential candidate Bob Dole featured; details given of what Clinton and Dole will focus on, especially the economic issue; scenes shown of both men. [CLINTON - campaigns.] [EXPERT - offers analysis on the debate strategies.] [Dole's debate assistant, Senator Fred THOMPSON - predicts Dole will do well.]

(Studio: Carole Simpson; Hartford, Connecticut: Jerry King, John Donvan) The presence of Republican Senator John McCain as a "motivational listener" and the presence of Travelgate subject Billy Dale in the debate audience discussed.

(Studio: Carole Simpson; Hartford, Connecticut: Jeff Greenfield) How Dole might and should prepare for the debate discussed.

Donvan, John;
Greenfield, Jeff;
King, Jerry;
Simpson, Carole

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