Sept. 29, 2012
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Hour B, Segment 2

Revisiting the first-ever general election presidential debate, between Sen. John Kennedy and Vice President Richard Nixon

Democrat John Kennedy and Republican Richard Nixon held four debates in 1960. In the November election, Kennedy won by an extremely narrow margin in the popular vote, edging Nixon by less than two-tenths of 1 percent.

Read the complete transcript of the debate from Sept. 26, 1960.

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Sept. 29, 2012


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