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Reagan and Mondale in 1984 Presidential Debate

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Reagan and Mondale in 1984 Presidential Debate

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On October 21, 1984, President Ronald Reagan and former Vice President Walter Mondale engage in their second nationally broadcast debate. When Henry Trewhitt of the Baltimore Sun asks the president about his advancing age, Reagan turns the question on its head by promising not to make an issue of his opponent’s youth and inexperience.

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