McCain v. Obama: Competing Visions for America
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Date: Thursday, October 23, 2008
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This town hall-style debate with prominent supporters of John McCain and Barack Obama examined the competing visions the two presidential candidates have for foreign and domestic policy. Dr. James M. Lindsay, Director of the Strauss Center, and Veronica Stidvent, Director of the Center for Politics and Governance, will moderate the debate, asking questions of the panelists before opening the floor to audience members. The panelists are:
Harold Ford, Jr., Chairman, Democratic Leadership Council and former U.S. Representative from Tennessee; Lee Feinstein, former Director of National Security for Hillary Clinton for President and Visiting Fellow in the Foreign Policy Studies Program at the Brookings Institution; and Tod Lindberg, Editor, Policy Review.