the Press" Debate (Democrats)
Sunday Dec. 19, 1999 at NBC studios in Washington, DC.
"Bradley rejects Gore challenge" (USA Today)
"Gore Dares Bradley To Jointly Forgo Ads" (Washington Post)
"Energized Bradley, Gore spar over TV ads" (Washington Times)
Today--Front page article; coverage on pages 10A and 11A.
On the bottom of page 1A is an article by USA Today's Susan Page
headlined "Bradley rejects Gore challenge" and subheaded "Calls vice president's
offer to replace ads with weekly debates 'ridiculous.'" On page 10A
are (1) on the left side of the page, a column extending from top to bottom
containing a photo and debate exerpts ("Both Dems oppose vouchers, disagree
on ads") and (2) Walter Shapiro's "Hype & Glory" ("Unspoken issues
extremely apparent") which focuses on the debate. The photo, by William
Philpott, Agence France-Presse, is a medium
shot showing Bradley arriving at NBC studios.
On page 11A an article by USA Today's Jill Lawrence runs across
the top of the page under the headline "Bill the thinker and Al the fighter
go head to head" and the subhead "TV debate is candidates' most confrontational."
The article includes a medium shot showing
Bradley and Gore on the set in full debate, each gesturing at the other,
Pool photo by Michael Smith, Meet the Press, via AP.
page photo and article. Color photo, on the
fold, is a medium shot showing Bradley and
Gore on the set in full debate, each gesturing at the other;Associated
Press photo from NBC's "Meet the Press." The article by the
Mike Allen and Ceci Connolly, has the headline "Gore Dares Bradley To Jointly
Forgo Ads." It continues on page A4 under the headline "Gore Challenges
Rival To End TV, Radio Ads" and on page A5 under the headline "Bradley
Dismisses Debate 'Ploy.'" Further, on page A8, is an "Analysis" piece
by the Post's Dan Balz headlined "Gore Tries Anew to Put Bradley
Off His Stride" and a continuation on page A9 "Bradley Refuses to March
to Gore's Rhythm."
page article by the Times' Bill Sammon has the headline "Energized
Bradley, Gore spar over TV ads" and the sub head "Vice president's deal
dismissed as 'ploy.'" Article continues on page
A12 where it is accompanied by an AP photo, a
medium shot showing Bradley and Gore on the set in full debate, each gesturing
at the other.