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COMM 4320: Political Campaign Communication

U.S. Campaign Video

U.S. Party Conventions

Presidential & Vice-Presidential Debate Schedule

Date Debate Location
September 29, 2020 First presidential debate video (C-SPAN) transcript (USA Today)

Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

October 7, 2020

Vice presidential debate video (C-SPAN) transcript (USA Today)

The University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT

October 15, 2020


Second presidential debate


University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI


October 22, 2020 Third Second presidential debate video (C-SPAN) transcript (USA Today) Belmont University, Nashville, TN

October Town Halls


Date Candidate Video Transcript Location
October 15, 2020 Joe Biden video (ABC News via YouTube) transcript (ABC News) Philadelphia, PA
October 15, 2020 Donald Trump video (NBC News via YouTube) transcript Miami, FL


Democratic Primary Debates

Date(s) Location Hosts Video Transcript
June 26-27, 2019 Miami, Florida NBC News, MSNBC, and Telemundo NBC News via YouTube NBC News
July 30-31, 2019 Detroit, Michigan CNN CNN Night 1 CNN Night 2 CNN Night 1 & CNN Night 2
September 12, 2019 Houston, Texas ABC News and Univision ABC News via YouTube ABC News
October 15, 2019 Westerville, Ohio CNN and The New York Times CNN CNN
December 19, 2019 ‚ÄčLos Angeles, California PBS NewsHour and Politico PBS NewsHour Youtube channel, potential paywall

Washington Post via Proquest Central, UGA login required

January 14, 2020 Des Moines, Iowa CNN and The Des Moines Register CNN Des Moines Register
February 7, 2020 Manchester, New Hampshire ABC, WMUR-TV, and Apple News ABC News via YouTube  
February 19, 2020 Las Vegas, Nevada  NBC News and MSNBC NBC News NBC News
February 25, 2020 Charleston, South Carolina CBS News and Congressional Black Caucus Institute C-SPAN CBS News
March 15, 2020 Washington, D.C. CNN and Univision CNN CNN