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Campaign '92 / Bush vs. Clinton / Debates / Perot #588824

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 29, 1992
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Clarksville, Tennessee: John Cochran) Proposal from President Bush for a series of debates with Democratic presidential candidate Bill Clinton in two different formats featured. [In long excerpt, BUSH - challenges Clinton to four debates.] Reasons for Bush's decision noted. [CLINTON - responds.] Likely role of White House Chief of Staff James Baker in the decision mentioned.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw; Washington: Tim Russert; Columbus, Ohio: Andrea Mitchell; Clarksville, Tennessee: John Cochran) Bush's announcement about the debates, whether Ross Perot will participate and how Vice President Dan Quayle would stand up in debates against Democratic vice presidential nominee Senator Albert Gore discussed.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) television networks reported refusing to sell air time to Perot unless he is an announced candidate.

Brokaw, Tom;
Cochran, John

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