Vice-President Richard M. Nixon and Senator John F. Kennedy, Republican and Democratic Party candidates in?
Vice-President Richard M. Nixon and Senator John F. Kennedy, Republican and Democratic Party candidates in the November 9 American Presidential election, took their campaigns into millions of American homes October 7 in their second television debate. Their last TV-meeting was September 26.
The candidates were questioned by a group of four newsmen with the initiative as to subject content. In replying to a question, the candidate was limited to 2 1/2 minutes with his opponent allowed 1 1/2 minutes for rebuttal comment.
Our excerpt of the debate contains their response to a question put to Mr. Nixon by newsman Alvon Spivak;
Some political analysts say the outcome of the election might well turn on the impressions voters gained from seeing and hearing the contestants during these TV-Radio shows. They will meet again on October 13 and 21.