witf presents special coverage of the first debate between the two presidential candidates on TV and FM. The first debate will last 90 minutes and focus on domestic policy. It will broadcast live beginning at 9pm Wednesday from Denver, Colorado and features Jim Lehrer as moderator.
PBS NewsHour will cover the debate. The live event will be followed by analysis from the PBS NewsHour team featuring NewsHour Political Editor Christina Bellantoni, NewsHour political analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks and NPR reporters Ari Shapiro, Scott Horsely, Debbie Elliott and Brian Naylor. Coverage begins at 9pm and concludes at 11pm on witf-tv.
NPR News will cover the debate. The debate concludes analysis will be provided by NPR Senior Washington editor Ron Elving, political analysts E.J. Dionne and Matt Continetti, and several NPR policy reporters who will be standing by. We'll also hear insights from NPR's traveling campaign reporters and a national political correspondent (either Mara Liasson or Don Gonyea), who will join us from the debate site. Coverage can be heard on witf-fm beginning at 9pm and ending at 11pm.
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