Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Senate Files
This file contains a Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS) Television transcript of the first presidential debate 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, and medical care for the aged. The debate was held in Chicago, Illinois and moderated by Howard K. Smith, with a four person panel consisting of journalists Robert Fleming, Stuart Novins, Charles Warren, and Sander Vanocur.