Jimmy Carter during concession speech
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From the BBC vault: Jimmy Carter's loss, Ronald Reagan's future

In 1980, President Jimmy Carter lost his bid for a second term in the White House in a landslide. The challenger, Republican Ronald Regan, would go onto two terms as president and legendary status as a conservative politician.

The BBC's Martin Bell reports on Mr Carter's concession speech, and Henry Kissinger's view on the future of American foreign policy.

  • 03 Nov 2012