The JFK Nixon Presidential Debates

14/02/2011
  |  Buy to Own: 14/02/2011
  |  76 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC

Synopsis

Record of the first ever presidential debate shown on US television, between candidates John F Kennedy and Richard Nixon. At the time, in 1960, Kennedy was a Senator and Nixon was Vice President, and they publicly went head-to-head on such issues as America's relationship with Cuba and the domestic economy. The debate was widely credited as having had an enormous influence on the final outcome.

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