This is the first of three Presidential debates between Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain. Moderated by Jim Lehrer, Executive Editor and Anchor, PBS' The NewsHour, the 90-minute debate will focus on foreign policy and national security. It will be followed by 30 minutes of NPR wrap-up and analysis (7:30 to 8pm), hosted by Linda Wertheimer.
KCRW will provide live, anchored coverage on-air and online of all three Presidential debates as well as the sole Vice Presidential debate. (See schedule below.) The 90-minute debates will be followed by 30 minutes of NPR wrap-up and analysis from (7:30-8pm), hosted by Linda Wertheimer. (All broadcasts will air from 6-8pm PDT)
Vice Presidential Debate: Thursday, October 2
Second Presidential Debate: Tuesday, October 7
Third Presidential Debate: Wednesday, October 15