• Short Summary

    Vice-President Richard M. Nixon and Senator John F. Kennedy, Republican and Democratic Party candidates in?

  • Description

    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.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2NDQRCUMIZRKMWPYG4K7UK41W
    Media URN:
    VLVA2NDQRCUMIZRKMWPYG4K7UK41W
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/10/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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