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The Presidential Candidates Second Debate #656667

ABC, CBS, CNN, NBC, PBS Special for Thursday, Oct 15, 1992

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  • Live ABC, CBS, CNN, NBC, and PBS coverage and analysis of the second of three presidential candidates debates among George Bush, Bill Clinton, and H. Ross Perot, moderated by Carole Simpson (ABC) with questions from an audience of uncommitted voters.
  • CBS analysis includes the participation of "Newsweek" Senior Editor Joe Klein and political analyst Kevin Phillips.
  • CNN pre-debate analysis includes the participation of Gallup pollster Frank Newport, political analyst William Schneider, Cathleen Decker of the "Los Angeles Times", Howard Kurtz of the "Washington Post", Vern Smith of "Newsweek", live interviews with unidentified Sterling Heights (Michigan) residents, taped excerpts of the first Bush-Clinton-Perot debate, and a taped segment with Charles Bierbauer (CNN), Bush Deputy Campaign Manager Mary Matalin, Clinton, and Perot.
  • CNN postdebate analysis includes the participation of Decker, Kurtz, Smith, Schneider, live interviews with unidentified Sterling Heights (Michigan) residents, excerpts of the debate, and "Larry King Live" with Bush Campaign Press Secretary Torie Clarke, Clinton Campaign Press Secretary Dee Dee Myers, Perot Campaign Press Secretary Sharon Holman, and unidentified telephone callers.
  • NBC analysis includes the participation of Columbus (Ohio) residents, and live interviews with Bush, Perot, New York Governor Mario Cuomo, Massachusetts Governor William Weld, and Clinton.
  • PBS analysis includes the participation of David Gergen of "US News and World Report", syndicated columnist Mark Shields, Sterlin Holmesly of the "San Antonio Express", Rich Oppel of the "Charlotte Observer", Vernon Jarrett of the "Chicago Sun-Times", Lloyd Brown of the "Florida Times-Union", Elmer Smith of the "Philadelphia Daily News", and Tom Bray of the "Detroit News".

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