Election 2000 Special Debate
Monday Feb. 21, 2000 at the Apollo Theatre in Harlem (NYC), NY. 9:00-10:30 p.m. (EST).
"Accusations at the Apollo: Attacks highlight debate" (USA Today)
"Bradley and Gore Trade Jabs in Fiercest Campaign Debate" (New York Times)
and Bradley Woo Minorities, Attack Records in Harlem Debate"
"Bradley hits Gore on racial profiling" (Washington Times)
Today--Mentioned in the "Newsline" summary down the left side of
the front page, "Debate Fireworks:..." The article runs across the
top third of page 8A and includes a photo. Written by USA Today's
Richard Benedetto and Susan Page, the article was headlined "Accusations
at the Apollo: Attacks highlight debate" and subheaded "In intense confrontation,
Bradley, Gore assail each other's records." The photo by Larry Downing,
Agence France-Presse was a medium shot showing
Bradley trying to hand Gore some papers.
York Times--Front page photo and article, both above the fold.
The large color photo in the center of the top of the page, from CNN, is
a medium shot of Bradley trying to hand some
papers to Gore (the image has a Time/CNN bug
in the lower right corner). Under the photo is the article, by the
Adam Nagourney, is the article "Bradley and Gore Trade Jabs In Fiercest
Campaign Debate." The day's paper has three pages of campaign coverage;
all of page A16 is devoted to the debate. In the left three columns
is the continuation of the front page article under the headline "Bradley
and Gore Trade Jabs in Fierce Debate," including a photo. The photo,
by James Estrin/The New York Times, shows former
mayor David Dinkins and Congressman Charles Rangel in the audience.
In the right three columns are a photo that shows supporters
of Gore and Bradley rallying outside the theater before the debate
and and article by the Times' James Dao headlined "Raucous Crowd
Puts Stamp on Debate." The bottom third of the page has excerpts.
Post--Front page photo and article, on and below the fold.
The photo, Pool Photo by Larry Downing, is a
medium shot showing Bradley trying to hand Gore some papers,
identified in the caption as a copy of Gore's voting record in Congress.
Under the photo is the article, by the Post's Mike Allen and Ceci
Connolly, headlined "Gore and Bradley Woo Minorities, Attack Records in
Harlem Debate." The article continues on page A7 on the top third
of the page under the headline "Attacks Mark Gore-Bradley Debate in Harlem."
(A photo and caption on Ralph Nader's announcement takes up part of the
Times--Front page article. The article, by the Times'
Bill Sammon is headlined "Bradley hits Gore on racial profiling" and subheaded
"Sharpton queries hopefuls in Harlem." It runs in one column down the top
left side of the paper. The article continues on page A7 ("DEBATE") and
includes an AP photo, a wide shot showing
Gore, Bradley and moderator Bernard Shaw standing at their podiums; Bradley
is speaking and also appears on a monitor in the lower right corner of