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2000 Debates

There were three presidential debates and one vice presidential debate during the 2000 general election.

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October 3, 2000

October 11, 2000

October 17, 2000

October 5, 2000(vice presidential)


General Election Presidential Debate

Al Gore (D), Vice President and
George W. Bush (R), Texas Governor

Date:

October 3, 2000

Location:

University of Massachusetts

City:

Boston, MA

Time:

9:00 - 10:30 p.m. Eastern

Sponsor:

Commission on Presidential Debates

Moderator:

Jim Lehrer, PBS

Viewership:

46.6 million

Format:

Single moderator; candidates questioned in turn with two minutes to answer; 60 second rebuttal; two minute closing statements.

Pool coverage provided by:

Transcript

FOX

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General Election Presidential Debate

Al Gore (D), Vice President and
George W. Bush (R), Texas Governor

Date:

October 11, 2000

Location:

Wake Forest University

City:

Winston-Salem, NC

Time:

9:00 - 10:30 p.m. Eastern

Sponsor:

Commission on Presidential Debates

Moderator:

Jim Lehrer, PBS

Viewership:

37.5 million

Format:

Single moderator; candidates questioned in turn with two minutes to answer; 60 second rebuttal; two minute closing statements.

Pool coverage provided by:

Transcript

NBC

Video


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General Election Presidential Debate

Al Gore (D), Vice President and
George W. Bush (R), Texas Governor

Date:

October 17, 2000

Location:

Washington University

City:

St. Louis, MO

Time:

9:00 - 10:30 p.m. Eastern

Sponsor:

Commission on Presidential Debates

Moderator:

Jim Lehrer, PBS

Viewership:

37.7 million

Format:

Town hall style debate; single moderator; candidates questioned in turn with two minutes to answer; 60 second rebuttal; two minute closing statements.

Pool coverage provided by:

Transcript

ABC

Video


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Vice Presidential Debate

Joseph Lieberman (D), Senator of Connecticut and
Dick Cheney (R), Former Defense Secretary

Date:

October 5, 2000

Location:

Centre College

City:

Danville, KY

Time:

9:00 - 10:30 p.m. Eastern

Sponsor:

Commission on Presidential Debates

Moderator:

Bernard Shaw

Viewership:

28.5 million

Format:

Single moderator; candidates questioned in turn with two minutes to answer; two minute rebuttal.

Pool coverage provided by:

Transcript

CNN

 

Video


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