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Campaign `80 / Debate #507602

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 28, 1980
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(Studio) Press facility for tonight's debate between Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan and each participants' preparation for event noted. Films shown.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Cleveland, Ohio) Reagan's departure for Cleveland shown. [REAGAN - acknowledges nervousness.] Wall Street Journal reported accusing Reagan for. policy adviser Richard Allen of using position in Rich Nixon administration to obtain consulting contracts; his current relationship with Japanese auto company noted. [ALLEN - calls it "Bolshevik storytelling."] Aides' assessment of tonight's debate mentioned.
REPORTER: Chris Wallace

(Cleveland, Ohio) Carter's preparation for debate, physical and otherwise, noted; Press Secretary Jody Powell's remarks on Allen controversy and on Gerald Ford's criticism of Carter yesterday quoted on screen.
REPORTER: Judy Woodruff

(Studio) Israel's for defense minister Ezer Weizman's presence in Carter campaign entourage yesterday reported eliciting criticism from Prime Min. Menahem Begin and Knesset; details given. Latest poll results with regard to Carter's handling of United States hostage crisis in Iran reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Wallace, Chris;
Woodruff, Judy

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