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Viewpoint: Politics And The Media: Reporting Or Distorting? #647378

ABC Special for Wednesday, Sep 16, 1992

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  • A live forum from Rice University with Ted Koppel (ABC), "Washington Post" correspondent David Broder, "Chicago Tribune" columnist Clarence Page, Jeff Greenfield (ABC), "Ft. Worth Star-Telegram" columnist Molly Ivins, ABC News President Roone Arledge, Bush campaign advisor Charles Black, former Perot campaign spokesman James Squires, Clinton media advisor Mandy Grunwald, "Time" Deputy Managing Editor John Stacks, talk show hosts Phil Donahue and Larry King, former "New York Post" Editor Jerry Nachman, former WFAA-TV News Director Marty Haag, "Washington Post" Polling Director Richard Morin, and others re: the news media's coverage of the 1992 presidential election campaign.
  • Taped segment with Greenfield, former Nixon advisor John Ehrlichman, excerpt of an 8/19/92 interview with George Bush, Deborah Orin of the "New York Post", Michael Cramer of "Time", William Bennett of the Hudson Institute, media analyst Marvin Kalb, Tom Rosenstiel of the "Los Angeles Times", and excerpts of television appearances by independent presidential candidate H. Ross Perot, Barbara Bush, Democratic presidential candidate Bill Clinton, and others.
  • Taped excerpts of statements by VP Dan Quayle, Clinton, New York Governor Mario Cuomo, and former Pat Buchanan campaign chairperson Bay Buchanan.

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