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NBC Evening News for Friday, Feb 15, 1980
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(Studio) Canada's national election, between Joe Clark's Conservatives and former prime minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau's Liberals noted. Present standing of Liberals mentioned.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Toronto, Canada) Clark's loss of vote of confidence last year recalled. [CLARK - dissolves parliament, sets date for new election] Trudeau said coming out of retirement to challenge Clark; image of both men compared. Films shown. [Pol. columnist Richard GWYN - comments on Clark.] [COMEDIAN - tells joke about Clark.] [CLARK - says he resents the image; explains.] Importance of Trudeau's image to his possible reelec. cited.
REPORTER: Jim Cummins

Chancellor, John;
Cummins, Jim

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