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PBS NEWSHOUR: A Special Report: 2020 Presidential Debate

Key art for PBS NEWSHOUR 2020 Presidential Debates
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Stream or tune in Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020 at 6 p.m. on KPBS TV + + YouTube

PBS NEWSHOUR will provide coverage and analysis of the final 2020 presidential debate set for Thursday, October 22, beginning at 6 p.m. The debate will take place at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee.

The debate moderator will be Kristen Welker, NBC News White House correspondent and co-anchor of Weekend TODAY.

The topics as set by Welker are, in no particular order: Fighting COVID-19, American families, race in America, climate change, national security, and leadership. The topics are subject to possible change due to news developments.


The special coverage will be anchored by managing editor Judy Woodruff and include contributions from senior national correspondent Amna Nawaz, White House correspondent Yamiche Alcindor, Capitol Hill correspondent Lisa Desjardins and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report, among others. Gary Abernathy, The Washington Post contributing columnist, and Cynthia Tucker, syndicated columnist, will be guests on October 22.

Nawaz will engage with a panel of voters to discuss their impressions of each debate afterwards. One of the voters, a retired executive chef, is from Camden County, New Jersey.

Stream online below or on the NEWSHOUR website, and YouTube, or tune into the broadcast on KPBS TV. You can also listen to NPR coverage beginning at 6 p.m. on KPBS FM or our livestream.

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