ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 20, 1982
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(No location given) President Reagan's Illinois campaign appearance for Representative Robert Michel featured; films shown. [REAGAN - claims economy program is working; recalls USSR grain embargo; criticizes those exploiting farmers' economy problems.] Peoria unemployment rate mentioned.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson
(Peoria, Illinois) [MICHEL - needs help.] Michel's political problems discussed. [MICHEL - notes Caterpillar Tractor Company's financial decline.] Impact on company of econs. in general and President's USSR pipeline sanctions in particular noted. [Democratic candidate Doug. STEVENS - criticizes Michel.] Impact of re-districting on Michel's campaign examined. [PEOPLE - express ignorance about Michel.] [MICHEL - praises Republicans]
REPORTER: Charles Gibson
(Studio) Item recapped at end of broadcast
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