Presidential Candidates Debate Senator John McCain (R-AZ) and Senator Barack Obama (D-IL) met at Hofstra University for the last of three presidential debates prior to… read more

Presidential Candidates Debate Senator John McCain (R-AZ) and Senator Barack Obama (D-IL) met at Hofstra University for the last of three presidential debates prior to the 2008 presidential election. The debate focused on the economy and domestic policy. The candidates were seated at a table with moderator Bob Schieffer. Each candidate is given two minutes to respond to questions and there is a five minute period for rebuttal discussion.

The debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., was presented in a full-screen format provided by the network pool showing candidates as they spoke with occassional shots as they reacted to their opponents' remarks. close

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Presidential Candidates Debate

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Program ID:
281744-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Debate
Location:
Hempstead, New York, United States
First Aired:
Oct 15, 2008
Last Aired:
Oct 15, 2016

Airing Details

  • Oct 15, 2008 | 8:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 15, 2008 | 9:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 15, 2008 | 10:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 15, 2008 | 11:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 16, 2008 | 3:23am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 16, 2008 | 5:23am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 16, 2008 | 1:34pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 19, 2008 | 10:35am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 15, 2016 | 10:55pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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