Virginia Gubernatorial Debate

Democratic gubernatorial nominee Wilder, who would be the first black elected governor in the nation, debated Republican nominee Coleman.… read more

Democratic gubernatorial nominee Wilder, who would be the first black elected

governor in the nation, debated Republican nominee Coleman. Key issues in the campaign included abortion and drugs. Mr. Wilder

portrayed his opponent as being out of step with the majority of

voters because of his anti-abortion stance while Mr. Coleman

maintained Wilder is soft on crime and drugs.

The debate was moderated by a journalist with questions asked by three others. close

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Virginia Gubernatorial Debate

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Program ID:
9453-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Debate
Location:
Petersburg, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 09, 1989 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Oct 10, 1989 | 3:49pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Oct 09, 1989 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 09, 1989 | 11:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 10, 1989 | 6:55am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 10, 1989 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 10, 1989 | 1:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 10, 1989 | 3:49pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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