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Campaign `80 / Hart vs. Buchanan / Debate #507609

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 28, 1980
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(Studio) Report introduced.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Denver, Colorado) Senator Gary Hart's reelec. efforts, in light of Pres Carter's showing in Colorado, examined; films shown. Opponent Mary Estill Buchanan discussed; her showing in recent "Denver Post" poll noted [BUCHANAN - comments.] Hart's background, incl role in George McGovern's 1972 campaign, outlined [HART - comments.] Positions of both cands. on various issues outlined on screen; importance of Denver area noted.
REPORTER: David Burrington

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Cleveland, Ohio) General aspects of tonight's debate between Jimmy Carter and Ron Reagan discussed; past debates between John Kennedy and Richard Nixon, and between Carter and Gerald Ford recalled. Photos shown. 1975 boxing match between Muhammad Ali and Chuck Wepner recalled. ["US News" spokesperson John MACHIK, CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) News Susan REISLER - comment.] Importance of debate noted.
REPORTER: Tom Pettit

(Studio) Criticism of debate outlined; coverage of affair announced.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Burrington, David;
Chancellor, John;
Pettit, Tom

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