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Barack Obama and John McCain Debate (9/26/2008) [electronic resource]

ABC News Productions
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
In this September 26, 2008 ABC News debate, presidential candidates Senators John McCain and Barack Obama respond to Jim Lehrer's questions about their positions on the financial crisis and economic recovery plan; federal budget priorities and tax cuts; strategies in Iraq and Afghanistan; potential threats from Iran; diplomacy with Russia; and national security improvements since 9/11. Obama argues for targeting Al-Qaeda strongholds in Afghanistan and Pakistan while withdrawing from Iraq to save money for healthcare, education, and other domestic programs in need. McCain advocates seeing General Petraeus' plan through in Iraq, putting a freeze on government spending, and forming new alliance to put sanctions on Iran. Obama advocates using diplomacy with Iran and investing in nuclear non-proliferation efforts with Russia. McCain questions Obama's leadership experience.
Release Date
2008
Run Time
101 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
Notes
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on September 25, 2015.
Series
US Presidential Election Debates
U.S. Presidential Election Debates
Contents
  • September 26^ 2008 Barack Obama and John McCain Debate ^^Housekeeping^^ (1:43)
  • Financial Recovery Plan (5:05)
  • Economic Reform (5:40)
  • Leading Financial Recovery (3:47)
  • Tax Cuts Debate (8:09)
  • Federal Budget Priorities (4:31)
  • Managing the Financial Bailout (8:21)
  • Iraq Lessons (3:52)
  • Iraq Surge (7:25)
  • Afghanistan Strategy (5:13)
  • Pakistan Strategy (7:28)
  • Iran Question (5:00)
  • Diplomacy with Iran (8:00)
  • Russia Question (5:41)
  • Alternative Energy (4:18)
  • Terrorist Attack Probability (4:31)
  • Final Thoughts on the Presidency (7:02)
  • September 26^ 2008 Debate Summary (2:39)
Published
[Place of publication not identified] : ABC News Productions, [2008]
New York, N.Y. : distributed by Films Media Group, 2015.
Publisher no.
  • 94908s Films Media Group
  • 94932 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
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Description
1 online resource (1 video file (1 hr. 40 min., 4 sec.)) : sd., col.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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