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Presidential Debates: Nixon vs Kennedy

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In The Moment … September 29, 2020 Show 912 Hour 2

What can the candidates learn from past debates in order to gain the upper hand - or to avoid a major mistake?
 
Dr. Pamela Carriveau, Assistant Provost of Academic Affairs at Black Hills State University in Spearfish has done extensive research on the first televised Presidential Debate between Richard Nixon and John F. Kennedy in 1960. Carriveau is a political scientist and she joins us to take a look back with tonight's debate in mind.

 
Reporting on politics and public policy is supported by the Center for Western Studies at Augustana University

 
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