1960 US presidential debate

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50th Anniversary of the Kennedy-Nixon Debates

On the 50th anniversary of the first debate between John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon, a Kennedy Library Forum was held with Kennedy advisers and journalists who covered the first-ever televised presidential debate. They reflected on the historic event and how presidential debates have changed over time. Tom Oliphant moderated. The panelists also responded to … Continue reading

A leaders’ debate for the UK: debating the why and the how

Opinion by Ray D’Cruz There’s been a strong campaign by media outlets, particularly Sky News, for the UK to have a formal, televised leaders’ debate as part of the upcoming UK General Election. It would be a first for Britain, but certainly not a first with countries like the US, Australia, Canada and New Zealand … Continue reading