The JFK Nixon Presidential Debates

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


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.