Des Moines Register Presidential Candidates Debate (Democrats)
Saturday Jan. 8, 2000 at Iowa Public Television in Johnston, IA. 1:00-2:00 p.m. (CST).
"Gore Attacks Bradley on Agriculture Votes and Medicare" (New York Times)
"Gore Attacks Bradley's Agriculture Record" (Washington Post)
New York Times--A
teaser on page 1 "Gore and Bradley Debate" refers readers to page 12.
The left two-thirds of page 12 has coverage of the debate. At the
top are side by side, equal sized medium close up photos of Bradley and
of Gore during the debate, photographs by The Associated Press. The
article by the Times' Katharine Seelye and James Dao has the headline
"Gore Attacks Bradley on Agriculture Votes and Medicare" and runs in four
columns. Under that are Excerpts run in three columns.
with photo on page A4. The article on the debate, by the Post's
Mike Allen and Thomas B. Edsall, is headlined "Gore Attacks Bradley's Agriculture
Record" and has the subhead "Vice President's 'Plant' Yields Defensiveness."
Accompanying the article are side by side medium
shots of Bradley and of Gore speaking during the debate (Pool Photo/Reuters);
the two images are put in one border. Also on page A4 are two other
campaign stories which fill the top half of the page and a column down
the right side.