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Campaign `80 / Iowa Debate #261844

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Dec 29, 1979
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(Studio) Announcement by President Carter that he is pulling out of Iowa debates said creating fear among his Democrat challengers that he is ahead.
REPORTER: Ed Bradley

(Des Moines, Iowa) President polls and relative place of Senator Kennedy and President Carter noted. [Chairperson Iowa Kennedy campaign. Paul TULLY - complains because Carter does not want to debate now that he is ahead in polls.] [Executive ed. "Des Moines Register" James GANNON - expresses disappointment because Carter chose not to debate.] Noted that "Register" was newspaper which arranged the debate. [California Governor Jerry BROWN - says Carter is using hostages to avoid debating with other cands.] [Indianola, Iowa, Mayor Kenneth SMITH - says Carter is correct to remain in DC.]

Bradley, Ed;
Faw, Bob

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