Political Ad: "Iran" Reagan, 1980

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General Information

Source:
Political Advertisement
Creator:
N/A
Event Date:
01/01/1980
Air/Publish Date:
01/01/1980
Resource Type:
Video
Copyright:
n/a
Copyright Date:
N/A
Clip Length:
00:00:30

Description

In this poltical ad, Ronald Reagan questions Jimmy Carter's judgment during the Iranian hostage crisis and the Russian invasion of Afghanistan, and suggests Carter is not capable of strong leadership.

Citation

MLA

"Political Ad: "Iran" Reagan, 1980." Political Advertisement. 1 Jan. 1980. NBC Learn. Web. 30 March 2015.

APA

(1980, January 1). Political Ad: "Iran" Reagan, 1980. [Television series episode]. Political Advertisement. Retrieved from https://archives.nbclearn.com/portal/site/k-12/browse/?cuecard=2351

CHICAGO MANUAL OF STYLE

"Political Ad: "Iran" Reagan, 1980" Political Advertisement, New York, NY: NBC Universal, 01/01/1980. Accessed Mon Mar 30 2015 from NBC Learn: https://archives.nbclearn.com/portal/site/k-12/browse/?cuecard=2351

Transcript

Political Ad: "Iran" Reagan, 1980

NARRATOR:  Do you think Iranian terrorists would have taken Americans hostage if Ronald Reagan were president?  Do you really think the Russians would have invaded Afghanistan if Ronald Reagan were president?  Do you really think third-rate military dictators would laugh at America and burn our flag in contempt if Ronald Reagan were president?  Isn’t it about time we have the strong new leadership Ronald Reagan would provide as president?  Isn’t it about time America had a president whose judgment we can trust?