Congressional Colloquy On The "october Suprise" : Panel One / Gary Sick, Christopher Hitchens, Martin Killian, Joel Bleifuss| moderated by William G. Miller. Congressional Conference examining the legitimacy of the 1980 presidential election| specifically, whether unauthorized foreign policy and covert operations were implemented to manipulate the election. CONTENT: Panel discussion: was the 1980 Presidential Election Held Hostage? What is Known? What Needs to be Know? RECORDED: Dirksen Senate Office Building Auditorium, 13 June 1991.