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National Press Club, Museum of Broadcast Communications marking 50th anniversary of Kennedy-Nixon debate in Chicago

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The 50th anniversary of the historic Kennedy-Nixon debate--held in a Chicago television studio-- is September 26. The Museum of Broadcast Communications is hosting a panel on July 26 to mark the event; Monday night at the National Press Club in Washington the Kalb Report hosts a discussion pegged to the anniversary and the future for presidential debates.

NATIONAL PRESS CLUB

Bob Schieffer, Sander Vanocur, Judy Woodruff, Mike McCurry and Janet Brown Join Moderator Marvin Kalb To Mark 50th Anniversary of Historic 1960 Kennedy-Nixon Forums and Explore Future of Presidential Debates in Age of Global Media Transformation


MUSEUM OF BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS

Sept. 26 at the Union League Club of Chicago, 65 W. Jackson Blvd.

The panel:

Bill Kurtis - Moderator
Ald. Ed Burke - Chicago historian
Newton Minow - Original debate negotiator
Sander Vanocur - Original debate journalist

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