[08/05/08 - 07:27 PM] CBS News' Bob Schieffer to Moderate Final Presidential Debate on OcT. 15, 2008 Hosted by Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., the 90-minute debate will take place at 9:00 PM, ET, on Wednesday, Oct. 15.
[via press release from CBS]
CBS NEWS' BOB SCHIEFFER TO MODERATE FINAL PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE ON OCT. 15, 2008
Bob Schieffer, CBS News Chief Washington Correspondent and anchor of FACE THE NATION, will moderate the third and final presidential debate between Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.). The announcement was made today by the Commission on Presidential Debates.
Hosted by Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., the 90-minute debate will take place at 9:00 PM, ET, on Wednesday, Oct. 15. The candidates will join Schieffer at a table for an eight-segment debate. Each segment will be 10 minutes in length and, after each candidate has addressed the issue, Schieffer will facilitate further conversation between the two senators. The debate will close with each candidate's final remarks.