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PBS NewsHour | 'Tension City' Reflects on Jim Lehrer's Decades Moderating Presidential Debates | PBS

Duration: 10:02
Program: PBS NewsHour #10153
Broadcast Date: Sep. 13, 2011

In his new book, "Tension City: Inside the Presidential Debates, from Kennedy-Nixon to Obama-McCain," NewsHour Executive Editor Jim Lehrer looks back at more than 40 years of televised political debates in America. Jeffrey Brown and Lehrer discuss his unique front-row seat to history as a 10-time presidential debate moderator.

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Post Date: September 13, 2011