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The Presidential Candidates First Debate #890025

CNN Special for Sunday, Oct 11, 1992

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  • Live CNN coverage and analysis of the first of three presidential candidates debates among George Bush, Bill Clinton, and H. Ross Perot, moderated by Jim Lehrer with questions by Ann Compton (ABC), journalist Sander Vanocur, and John Mashek of "The Boston Globe".
  • See also ABC, NBC and PBS coverage
  • CNN pre-debate analysis includes the participation of political analyst William Schneider, Labor Secretary Lynn Martin, Clinton debate coach Robert Barnett, "Chicago Tribune" reporter Elaine Povich, "Oakland Tribune" Editor Bob Maynard, and Professor Larry Sabato, and taped segments with Charles Bierbauer (CNN), Bob Franken (CNN), Clinton, Bush, former Democratic presidential candidate Jerry Brown, and Bush Campaign Chairman Robert Teeter.
  • CNN postdebate analysis includes the participation of Maynard, Povich, Sabato, Schneider, Democratic Party Chairman Ron Brown, Republican Party Chairman Rich Bond, and Perot '92 Executive Director Orson Swindle, live interviews with White House Chief of Staff James Baker, New York Governor Mario Cuomo, and Perot campaign advisor Clay Mulford, unidentified telephone callers during "Larry King Live", and excerpts of the debate.

  • Reporter(s):
    Shaw, Bernard;
    Bode, Ken;
    Bierbauer, Charles;
    Franken, Bob;
    King, Larry;
    Crier, Catherine

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