Friday Jan. 7, 2000 in the former Lowe's Hardware Building in Lexington (West Columbia) SC, in conjunction with the South Carolina Republican Party's Silver Elephant Banquet. 8:00-9:00 p.m. (EST).
NBC Channel 10, Columbia, SC
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Candidates: Gary Bauer, George W. Bush, Steve Forbes, Orrin Hatch, Alan Keyes, John McCain. (Participation is limited to candidates who filed for the South Carolina Presidential Preference Primary--mandatory $10,000 filing fee).
Moderators: David Stanton, anchor of WIS-TV News, and Brian Williams of MSNBC.
Audience participation: A group of 15 people, including members of the South Carolina press, who will be seated in a "mosh-pit" in front of the stage.
A variety of question formats including moderator questions, audience questions, candidates asking each other questions and rapid fire questions (10-second response time); one-minute closing statements.
Aired in South Carolina
by WIS-TV and nationally by MSNBC.