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Campaign '96 / Clinton vs. Dole / Debates #168709

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 17, 1996
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Chicago: Sam Donaldson) Recommendation by the Commission on Presidential Debates to exclude Ross Perot from the debates featured. [Commission's co- chair Paul KIRK - says Perot does not meet the criteria.] [Perot's running mate Pat CHOATE, presidential candidate Bob DOLE, President CLINTON - offer views on the commission's decision.] The history of the one-on-one presidential debates briefly reviewed. Clinton's support for having Perot in the debates noted.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Interview held with Commission co-chair Frank Fahrenkopf about the decision to exclude Perot. [FAHRENKOPF - defends the decision.]

Donaldson, Sam;
Jennings, Peter

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