Presidential Candidates' Debating Styles

Professors Alan Schroeder and Warren Decker examined the debating styles of President Obama and former Governor Mitt Romney, who were to… read more

Professors Alan Schroeder and Warren Decker examined the debating styles of President Obama and former Governor Mitt Romney, who were to meet the following evening for the first of three debates. White House correspondent Laura Meckler discussed the candidates' preparation for the debates. Professor John Sides talked about the relevance of presidential debates. C-SPAN archival video from past presidential debates was shown.

Professor Schroeder participated by video link from Boston and Ms. Meckler and Professor Sides from the C-SPAN newsroom. close

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

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  • Alan Schroeder Professor Northeastern University->School of Journalism
  • John Sides Associate Professor George Washington University->Political Science Department
  • Steven Scully Host C-SPAN
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Presidential Candidates' Debating Styles

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Interview
Format:
Roundtable
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 2, 2012
Last Aired:
Oct 3, 2012

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  • Oct 02, 2012 | 9:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 03, 2012 | 1:15am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 03, 2012 | 4:28am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 03, 2012 | 4:27pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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