Names and faces
Posted: October 10, 2012 at 5:10 a.m.
Jim Lehrer said Monday that he accomplished precisely what he wanted to while moderating the first presidential debate: get former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama talking to each other. The former PBS anchor said last week’s confrontation, viewed by 67 million people, will be remembered as a watershed moment because it was a real debate instead of simultaneous interviews of the candidates.
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