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NBC Special for Friday, Aug 19, 1988

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  • Live NBC morning news program "Today," notable for its coverage of the 1988 Republican National Convention, live on location in New Orleans, Louisiana, hosted by Bryant Gumbel and Jane Pauley. With reports and analysis from John Palmer, Andrea Mitchell, Willard Scott, James Polk, Henry Champ, Mike Jensen, Jimmy Cefalo, and Mike Boettcher.
  • Live footage of interviews with Senator John McCain, Governor Jim Thompson, Representative Claudine Schneider, Richard Bond, Kirk O'Donnell, Frank Carmina, John Sears, Robert Squier, Michael Boskin, David Wilhelm, Wendy Lucero, Ron O'Brien, Mike Stark, Emeril Lagasse, and Michael Doucet.
  • Taped footage of interviews with Maj. Gen. Wendell Phillippi, Col. Wyatt Cole, Roscoe Egger, Eddie Kline, Sidney McClaren, Ralph Fore, Otis McClodden, Elijah Bingham, Senator Dan Quayle, Ellen Gilchrist, William Styron, and Maya Angelou.
  • Taped footage of speeches and statements from Vice-President George Bush, and Senator Dan Quayle.
  • Reporter(s):
    Palmer, John;
    Mitchell, Andrea;
    Scott, Willard;
    Polk, James;
    Champ, Henry;
    Jensen, Mike;
    Cefalo, Jimmy;
    Boettcher, Mike

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