NBC Evening News for Friday, Oct 17, 1980
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(Studio) Carter-Reagan debate said agreed to. John Anderson's absence noted. League of Women Voters action noted. Cleveland, Ohio, and October 28 said suggested. Negotiations said set for next week
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Chicago, Illinois) [REAGAN - is eager to debate Carter.) Reagan attitude re: Anderson considered. [REAGAN - will leave it to Carter conscience whether he should debate Anderson.] James Baker role noted. Reagan's reasons for debating noted.
REPORTER: Chris Wallace
(DC) [CARTER - speaks with approval of debate.] Nature of desired debate explained. Debate called Carter gamble.
REPORTER: Judy Woodruff
(California) Anderson reported outraged at being omitted. League of Women Voters said considered by Anderson as bowing to White House [ANDERSON - criticizes decision.] Anderson television tactics noted. [ANDERSON - doubts wisdom of Carter conscience.] Significance of Anderson absence noted.
REPORTER: Bob Jamieson
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