Presidential Candidates Debate

In the second of three debates between presidential candidates, Senators John McCain and Barack Obama answered questions submitted by a… read more

In the second of three debates between presidential candidates, Senators John McCain and Barack Obama answered questions submitted by a group of uncommitted voters identified by the Gallup Organization and via electronic mail. Questions focused on the economy, the crisis in the financial markets, U.S. troop deployments overseas, and other foreign policy issues.

During this town hall format debate, the candidates were seated on stools and free to move around the stage. Tom Brokaw moderated the event held at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee. The debate was shown in a full-screen format provided by the television network pool. close

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

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Presidential Candidates Debate

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Program ID:
281621-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Debate
Location:
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
First Aired:
Oct 7, 2008
Last Aired:
Oct 15, 2012

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  • Oct 07, 2008 | 9:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 08, 2008 | 3:35am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 08, 2008 | 5:13am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 13, 2012 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 14, 2012 | 12:18pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 15, 2012 | 7:54pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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