After the first presidential debate and heading into Round Two Sunday, Hillary Clinton has taken what appears to be a firm lead over Donald Trump. According to the latest NPR Battleground Map, the Democrat once again clears 270 electoral votes, the threshold needed to be president, with just the states leaning in her direction.
The first nationally televised Presidential debate in 1960. Compare this with a McCain, Obama debate and see what your students think. A great experiment would be to play some of the radio broadcast and ask students who they thought 'sounded better.' Then watch the debate and poll them after the video. Any difference? There was when I did it in my classroom... Kennedy-Nixon First Presidential Debate, 1960