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Museum of Broadcast Communications to mark 50th anniversary of first Kennedy Nixon debate in Chicago

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WASHINGTON--This Sept. 26 marks the 50th anniversary of the first Kennedy-Nixon debate, held in the old CBS building on McClurg Court in Chicago. Bruce DuMont's Museum of Broadcast Communications is hosting a panel to mark the historic debate--(remember Nixon's beard?) on 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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