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NBC Special for Tuesday, Nov 04, 1980

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  • Live NBC morning news program "The Today Show," notable for it's preparatory coverage of the 1980 election and the Iranian hostage crisis, hosted by Tom Brokaw and Jane Pauley. With reports and analysis from Cliff Morrison, Bernard Kalb, Judy Woodruff, Heidi Schulman, Jim Cummins, Jeff Davis, Eric Burns, Bob Matson, Bryant Gumbel, John Cochran, Mike Jensen, and Don Oliver.
  • Live footage of interviews with Toni McRae, Henry Kissinger, Iris Mitgang, Bobbie Greene Kilberg, Representative John Cavanaugh, and Kathleen Cavanaugh.
  • Taped footage of interviews with Ed Riley, Tom Pridemore, Catherine Carotenuto, and Jesse and Mary Lopez.
  • Taped footage of statements from President Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan.
  • Periodic network audio problems throughout broadcast.
  • Reporter(s):
    Morrison, Cliff;
    Kalb, Bernard;
    Woodruff, Judy;
    Schulman, Heidi;
    Cummins, Jim;
    Davis, Jeff;
    Burns, Eric;
    Matson, Bob;
    Gumbel, Bryant;
    Cochran, John;
    Jensen, Mike;
    Oliver, Don

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