Past Presidential Debates Review

In a look back at the format, questioners, and the moderators of presidential debates, past participants of presidential and vice… read more

In a look back at the format, questioners, and the moderators of presidential debates, past participants of presidential and vice presidential debates reflected on their experiences. The roundtable discussion included: John Mashek, a reporter for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Boston Globe, and US News and World Report, who was a questioner at the 1984 vice presidential debate and 1988 and 1992 presidential debates; Tom Brokaw, NBC News anchor, who was a questioner at the 1988 vice presidential debate in Omaha, Nebraska; Brit Hume, now with FOX News, who was with ABC News when he was a questioner at the 1988 vice presidential debate in Omaha, Nebraska; Ann Compton, with ABC News, who was a questioner at the 1988 and 1992 presidential debates. Mr. Brokaw participated in the discussion by remote link from the NBC studios in New York City. Ms. Compton participated in the discussion by remote link from the North Lawn of the White House. Mr. Mashek and Mr. Hume were in the C-SPAN studios in Washington, D.C. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Hume, Brit Managing Editor FOX News Network->Washington Bureau
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  • Scully, Steven Senior Executive Producer C-SPAN
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Program ID:
183685-1
Category:
C-SPAN Specials
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Roundtable
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 26, 2004
Last Aired:
Sep 28, 2004

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  • Sep 26, 2004 | 9:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 28, 2004 | 2:21am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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