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NBC Special for Wednesday, Jul 20, 1988

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  • Live NBC morning news program "Today," notable for its coverage of the 1988 Democratic National Convention, live on location in Atlanta, Georgia, hosted by Bryant Gumbel and Jane Pauley. With reports and analysis from John Palmer, Willard Scott, Andrea Mitchell, Robert Hager, Roger O'Neil, Kenley Jones, Mike Leonard, and Gene Shalit.
  • Live footage of interviews with Reverend Jesse Jackson, Representative Richard Gephardt, Senator Albert Gore, Jr., Phillip Armstrong, Tom Hayden, Dr. James Mason, Al Pearson, Richard Riley, Marc Tucker, Maxwell Anderson, Olympia Dukakis, and Bernardine Mitchell.
  • Taped footage of interviews with Kitty Dukakis, Jimmy Carter, Representative James Oberstar, Phillip Armstrong, Teddy Kennedy, Jr., Hollis Watkins, Ed Kohl, David Kearns, Celestine Sibley, Franklin Garrett, Lewis Grizzard, Junior Lassetter, and Robert DeNiro.
  • Taped footage of speeches and statements from Reverend Jesse Jackson, Agriculture Secretary Richard Lyng, Senator Abraham Ribicoff, Senator Edward Kennedy, John F. Kennedy, Jr., and Fanny Lou Hamer.
  • Reporter(s):
    Palmer, John;
    Scott, Willard;
    Mitchell, Andrea;
    Hager, Robert;
    O'Neil, Roger;
    Jones, Kenley;
    Leonard, Mike;
    Shalit, Gene

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