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Campaign `80 / Debate / Carter / Reagan / Anderson #67597

ABC Evening News for Friday, Sep 19, 1980
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(Studio) Efforts by Ronald Reagan and John Anderson to prepare for Sunday's debate outlined; films shown. Jimmy Carter mentioned.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Baltimore, Maryland) Carter's refusal to participate in League of Women Voters debate, president Ruth Hinerfeld's decision with regard to represent absent President by 3rd podium noted; 1960 debates with John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon recalled. Film clip from debate shown. [Senator Abraham RIBICOFF - discusses impact of television on debates.] 1976 debates between Carter and Gerald Ford recalled, discussed. [1976, FORD - says there's no Soviet domination of eastern Europe.] Consequences of Ford's remark noted. [Pollster Robert TEETER - comments.] Issue faced by Carter in recent debate cited.
REPORTER: Sander Vanocur

(Studio) Carter's immediate campaign plans outlined; his departure for Camp David shown.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) Report introduced.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(DC) Survey of electoral votes for Reagan and Carter discussed in regional analysis; map shown; John Anderson, Gerald Ford mentioned.
REPORTER: Charles Gibson

Gibson, Charles;
Reynolds, Frank;
Robinson, Max;
Vanocur, Sander

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