Presidential Candidates Debate President George W. Bush and Senator John Kerry (D-MA) met at the University of Miami for the first of three presidential debates prior to the 2004… read more

Presidential Candidates Debate President George W. Bush and Senator John Kerry (D-MA) met at the University of Miami for the first of three presidential debates prior to the 2004 presidential election. They answered questions from Jim Lehrer about foreign policy. Among the topics they addressed were operations in Iraq, efforts to combat terrorism, America’s standing with various allies, nuclear weapons proliferation, and which candidate was more qualified to lead the country through war.

The debate was presented in a full-screen format provided by the network pool showing candidates as they spoke with few shots as they reacted to their opponents' remarks. The debate format featured candidates standing behind podia with lights indicating time limitations for answers to the single moderator’s questions. Additionally candidates gave no opening statements and were not allowed to directly question one another. close

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Presidential Candidates Debate

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Program ID:
183580-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Debate
Location:
Coral Gables, Florida, United States
First Aired:
Sep 30, 2004
Last Aired:
Oct 22, 2012

Airing Details

  • Sep 30, 2004 | 8:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 30, 2004 | 9:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 30, 2004 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 01, 2004 | 1:29am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 01, 2004 | 3:25am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 01, 2004 | 5:27am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 01, 2004 | 11:47am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 03, 2004 | 10:04am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 20, 2012 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 20, 2012 | 11:38pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 22, 2012 | 1:08pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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