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President Jimmy Carter on Boycotting the 1980 Olympics (03:53)

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President Jimmy Carter asks that Olympic athletes boycott the Moscow Olympics because Soviet troops had invaded Afghanistan during his January 20, 1980 appearance on "Meet the Press."

President Jimmy Carter on Foreign Policy (04:02)

President Jimmy Carter defends the U.S. position of "peace through strength," arguing that his message is consistent and clear to all other nations during his January 20, 1980 appearance on "Meet the Press."

President Jimmy Carter on Important National Issues (04:39)

President Jimmy Carter responds to questions about unemployment, inflation, energy, falling dollar, Russian invasions, and hostages in Tehran during his January 20, 1980 appearance on "Meet the Press."

President Jimmy Carter on Soviet Leadership and Invasion of Afghanistan (03:47)

President Jimmy Carter defends his knowledge of Soviet leadership strategies during his January 20, 1980 appearance on "Meet the Press," arguing that putting Soviet troops in Afghanistan and Cuba was a radical departure, and therefore unpredictable

President Jimmy Carter on Iran Hostage Crisis (02:20)

President Jimmy Carter explains the strategic elements of his policy towards Iran during the hostage crisis during his January 20, 1980 appearance on "Meet the Press."

President Jimmy Carter on the Shah and U.S. Embassy in Iran (04:06)

President Jimmy Carter explains how and why the U.S. Embassy in Tehran was left unprotected after the Ayatollah came to power. During his January 20, 1980 appearance on "Meet the Press,"Carter claims all the events were unpredictable.

President Jimmy Carter on Sanctions Against Iran (01:34)

President Jimmy Carter insists he will pose sanctions against Iran during his January 20, 1980 appearance on "Meet the Press." Carter addresses America's "misery index," and explains it in terms of a nation in crisis.

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Jimmy Carter: January 20, 1980

Part of the Series : Meet the Press Meets the Presidents
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We still have 5.8% unemployment; inflation has risen from 4.8% to 13%. We still don't have a viable energy policy. Russian troops are in Cuba and Afghanistan. The dollar is falling, gold is rising, and the hostages after 78 days are still in Tehran. Just what have you done, sir, asks panelist David Broder, "to deserve renomination?" In this episode of Meet the Press, Jimmy Carter makes his case for a second term in the White House. The President also talks about the ongoing Iran hostage crisis and the Olympic boycott against the Soviet Union. Introduced by Tim Russert.

Length: 27 minutes

Item#: BVL39079

ISBN: 978-1-4213-9167-0

Copyright date: ©2007

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