Presidential Candidates Debate

Republican presidential nominee Richard Nixon and Democratic presidential candidate Sen. John Kennedy participated in the first… read more

Republican presidential nominee Richard Nixon and Democratic presidential candidate Sen. John Kennedy participated in the first televised presidential debate aired on the NBC television network. The two men stood at separate podia to make opening and closing statements, and respond to questions from four correspondents. Mr. Howard Smith, with CBS News, moderated the debate.

Mr. Swerdlow and Professor Wayne spoke briefly on the circumstances

surrounding the first televised presidential debate.

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Presidential Candidates Debate

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Program ID:
33073-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Debate
Location:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
Oct 11, 1992
Last Aired:
Oct 2, 2005

Airing Details

  • Oct 11, 1992 | 12:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 12, 1992 | 10:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 14, 1992 | 7:57am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 20, 1992 | 8:39pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 24, 1992 | 9:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 05, 1996 | 8:17pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 05, 1996 | 11:36pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 05, 1999 | 11:09pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 10, 1999 | 12:07am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 30, 2000 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 30, 2000 | 11:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 01, 2000 | 5:09am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 01, 2000 | 2:40pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 26, 2005 | 10:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 27, 2005 | 2:06am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 27, 2005 | 9:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 29, 2005 | 10:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 30, 2005 | 2:06am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 30, 2005 | 9:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 01, 2005 | 10:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 02, 2005 | 2:06am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 02, 2005 | 9:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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