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Campaign `80 / Iran Hostage Crisis / Debate #507583

NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 27, 1980
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(Studio) Iranian parliament's continued discussion of United States hostages reported; State Department's reaction to events outlined. Pol. ramifications of hostage release considered. Ronald Reagan's running mate George Bush and Gerald Ford said both linking hostage situation with current presidential campaign [BUSH, FORD - comment.] Findings of NBC News-Associated Press poll with regard to President Carter's handling of hostage crisis reported; details with regard to support for Carter, Reagan and John Anderson outlined on screen.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Cleveland, Ohio) President's campaign stopover in West Virginia, en route to Cleveland, Ohio, for tomorrow night's debate with Reagan, examined; films shown. Presence of former Israeli defense minister Ezer Weizman in campaign entourage noted. [WEIZMAN - comments.] [CARTER - campaigns.] Aides' concern over debate outlined.
REPORTER: Judy Woodruff

(DC) Ford's advice to Reagan with regard to debate noted. [FORD - assesses Carter's personality.] Reagan's preparation for debate said include reviewing tapes of 1976 Carter-Ford debates and holding mock debate with Senator John Tower; details given. [Aide James BAKER - comments.]
REPORTER: Chris Wallace

(Studio) John Anderson's response to State Department briefing on Iran hostage crisis reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Wallace, Chris;
Woodruff, Judy

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