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1980 Election Campaign

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E3-2, Republican Debate with Ronald Reagan, Philip Crane, George Bush and John Anderson with moderator Eric Sevareid in Chicago, Illinois. 03/13/1980.

PG2-4, Ronald Reagan rubbing President Abraham Lincoln's nose at Lincoln's tomb Oak Ridge cemetery in Springfield, Illinois. 05/29/1980.

PG2-3, Ronald Reagan's remarks acknowledging Nomination at Republican National Convention with Nancy Reagan at Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan. 07/16/1980.

E10-2, Ronald Reagan giving his acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention at Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan. 07/17/1980.

PG1-1, Ronald Reagan giving his acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention at Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan. 07/17/1980.

E24-1, Ronald Reagan giving a speech in Liberty State Park, Jersey City, New Jersey. 09/01/1980.

E18-3, Ronald Reagan, George Bush and Howard Baker at a campaign rally in front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. 09/15/1980.

E23-4, Ronald Reagan in Youngstown, Ohio. 10/08/1980.

E2-1, Ronald Reagan campaigning with Nancy Reagan in Columbia, South Carolina. 10/10/1980.

E16-1, Ronald Reagan's Remarks at the Town Square in Lima, Ohio. 10/15/1980.

E5-4, Ronald Reagan shaking hands with supporters at a campaign stop in Indiana. 1980.

PG1-3, Ronald Reagan and Nancy Reagan voting at the polls for the Presidential election in Pacific Palisades, California. 11/04/1980.