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Debate: CBS transcript of first debate

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    Digital Identifier:
    JFKCAMP1960-1061-017
    Title:
    Debate: CBS transcript of first debate
    Date(s) of Materials:
    1960: 26 September-7 October
    Folder Description:
    This folder contains unofficial transcripts of the first and second presidential debates between candidates Senator John F. Kennedy and Vice President Richard M. Nixon. The candidates answered questions on numerous issues, including agriculture, the economy, education, foreign policy, medical care for the aged, civil rights, the Cold War, labor, national defense, taxes, Cuba, the invasion of Quemoy and Matsu, and Soviet Union Premier Nikita Khrushchev. The first debate was moderated by Howard K. Smith of the Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS) and the second debate was moderated by Frank McGee of the National Broadcasting Company (NBC).
    Extent:
    130 digital pages
    Collection:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 1960
    Finding Aid | Digitized Content
    Series Number:
    15.
    Preferred Citation:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 1960. Speeches and the Press. Campaign Literature, 1959-1960. Debate: CBS transcript of first debate
    Place(s):
    Cuba
    Physical Description:
    130 digital pages
    Media Type:
    Paper
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