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I'm Paying for this Microphone

The Inside Story of America's Televised Presidential Debates

Date: Wednesday, October 3, 2012 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: Busboys and Poets, 5th & K Streets, NW, Washington, DC

Join filmmaker and AU SOC alum Christopher Richmond for a screening of "I'm Paying For This Microphone: The Inside Story of America's Televised Presidential Debates." There will be a Q&A with the filmmaker immediately following the screening, and stay to watch the first 2012 Presidential Debate starting at 9:00pm.

Presidential debates are one of the most visible moments during our elections.
But we know so little about how they are run.
One of the most secretive organizations in Washington, the Commission on Presidential Debates has the power to decide who gets onto the debate stage. But who are they? And where did they come from?
Learn what you should have learned 25 years ago.

 

I'm Paying For This Microphone - Teaser from Christopher Richmond on Vimeo.