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Today #659681

NBC Special for Thursday, Dec 08, 1988

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  • Live NBC morning news program "Today," notable for its coverage of Gorbachev's visit and departure from the United States and the earthquake in Armenia, hosted by Bryant Gumbel and Jane Pauley. With reports and analysis from John Palmer, Andrea Mitchell, Willard Scott, Stan Bernard, Peter Kent, Gene Shalit, Lucky Severson, Heidi Schulman, Mike Leonard, Roger O'Neil, Fred Briggs, and Betty Furness.
  • Live footage of interviews with William Hyland, Dr. Madeleine Albright, Gennady Vasilyev, Alan Parker, Tom Dyjor, West German Defense Minister Rupert Scholz, Jeffrey Record, Ron Leibman, and Reverend Matthew Fox.
  • Taped footage of interviews with Presiden-elect George Bush, Dr. Henry Eichelman, Sheila Cohen, Dr. Howard Scivera, Edward Flax, Michael McCann, and George Wendt.
  • Taped footage of speeches and/or statements from President Ronald Reagan, Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir, and Shimon Peres.
  • Reporter(s):
    Palmer, John;
    Mitchell, Andrea;
    Scott, Willard;
    Bernard, Stan;
    Kent, Peter;
    Shalit, Gene;
    Severson, Lucky;
    Schulman, Heidi;
    Leonard, Mike;
    O'Neil, Roger;
    Briggs, Fred;
    Furness, Betty

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