Presidential Debates: The Road to the White House


Associated Program:
John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum
Charles Gibson
Andrew Rasiej
Nicolle Wallace
Michael Dukakis
Mike McCurry

A panel discussion about the role of presidential debates in American politics featuring former Massachusetts governor and Democratic presidential candidate Michael S. Dukakis, former ABC World News Anchor Charles Gibson, Mike McCurry, co-chairman of the Commission on Presidential Debates and former press secretary to former President Bill Clinton, Senior Advisor to the McCain-Palin presidential campaign Nicolle Wallace, and Personal Democracy Forum founder Andrew Rasiej. Topics include the place television debates hold in the current political process and the influence of social media.