Who moderated the Nixon Kennedy debate?
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People also ask, who won the debate between Kennedy and Nixon?
1960 United States presidential election
|Nominee||John F. Kennedy||Richard Nixon|
|Running mate||Lyndon B. Johnson||Henry Cabot Lodge Jr.|
Also, does an incumbent president have to debate? Party presidential debates are typically not held when an incumbent president is running for a second term.
In this way, who won the first televised presidential debate?
The typical answer to that question is 1960, Kennedy v. Nixon. In fact, the first televised debate occurred four years earlier, when Democratic candidate Adlai Stevenson challenged incumbent Republican president Dwight Eisenhower—but those two men did not appear in the debate.
Who is in charge of presidential debates?
Commission on Presidential Debates
|Predecessor||League of Women Voters (sponsor)|
|Type||Non-profit, 501(c)(3) corporation|
|Purpose||Organization of the United States presidential and vice-presidential election debates|
|Co-Chairmen||Frank Fahrenkopf Dorothy S. Ridings|
|Executive Director||Janet H. Brown|