April 9, 2003
Overview: Part of the Children's Defense Fund's 2003 National Conference marking the 30th anniversary of its founding.
Candidates: Carol Moseley Braun, Howard Dean, John Edwards, Dick Gephardt, Bob Graham, John Kerry, Dennis Kucinich, Joseph Lieberman, Al Sharpton.
Moderator: Judy Woodruff, CNN prime anchor and senior correspondent.
Panelists: Juan Williams, NPR senior correspondent; Michelle Martin, ABC News Nightline correspondent; and Mark Shields, syndicated columnist.
Format: Introduction by Marian Wright
Edelman and video. One-minute opening statements. "Lightening"
round--responses of "30 seconds or less than a minute" to question on the
war. Two rounds of questions and follow ups from the panelists.
"Lightening" round--question on affirmative action. One-minute closing
Copyright © 2003 Eric M. Appleman/Democracy in Action.