NBC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 21, 1980
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(Studio) Federal Election Commission ruling on complaints with regard to Saturday's debate between Geo Bush and Ronald Reagan being sponsored by "Nashua Telegraph" newspaper reported Reagan campaign said picking up the tab.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Manchester, New Hampshire) Departure of Bush, Reagan from New Hampshire and their assessment of last night's debate of all 7 Republican cands. reported; films shown. Reporter's ratings of John Anderson, Robert Dole, given; performances by Reagan and Bush considered. [ANDERSON - calls for declaration of positions rather than waving of position papers.] [DOLE - says someone here may get elected.] [BUSH - says he wants to be president] [REAGAN - responds to question with regard to G. William Miller.] Other cands.' comments on Miller noted. [REAGAN - says he would let Miller retire if he were president]
REPORTER: Tom Pettit