Monday, September 15, 2008

Schedule for the Presidential Debates

Although news sites and political blogs are frequently mentioning the upcoming presidential and vice presidential debates, the schedule for them, for whatever reason, has not been prominent.  So as a public service to you, my fellow Americans, here are the details you need to know.

First presidential debate
Friday, September 26, 9pm EDT
The University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi
Jim Lehrer
Executive Editor and Anchor, The NewsHour, PBS

Vice presidential debate
Thursday, October 2, 9pm EDT
Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri
Gwen Ifill
Senior Correspondent, The NewsHour, and Moderator and Managing Editor, Washington Week, PBS

Second presidential debate (town meeting)
Tuesday, October 7, 9pm EDT
Belmont University, Nashville, Tennessee
Tom Brokaw
Special Correspondent, NBC News

Third presidential debate
Wednesday, October 15, 9pm EDT
Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York
Bob Schieffer
CBS News Chief Washington Correspondent, and Host, Face the Nation

Watch and vote.