The eyes of the world will be on this very stage beginning at 8 p.m. (CDT) tonight. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look.
Beginning Sept. 30, anyone entering the debate security zone will be required to display a credential authorized by the Commission on Presidential Debates and the U.S. Secret Service. These CPD/Secret Service (USSS) credentials will be available for pick-up on a daily basis beginning at 2 p.m. Sept. 29 at the Media Welcome Center on the third floor of the Laboratory Sciences Building. Visit here for parking directions, locator maps and the latest updates on credentialing logistics.
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As the Oct. 8 presidential debate looms closer, many in the University community are hard at work preparing for its arrival. The University will host the debate scheduled for 8 p.m. Oct. 8 in the Athletic Complex. This is the fourth consecutive time the University has been selected by the Commission on Presidential Debates, the event’s sponsor, to serve as a host.
Washington University in St. Louis will host the presidential debate scheduled for 8 p.m. CST on Oct. 8, 2004, according to an announcement made today by Paul G. Kirk Jr. and Frank J. Fahrenkopf Jr., co-chairmen of the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD). This is the fourth consecutive time the university has been selected by the CPD to host a debate. The university hosted the first presidential debate held prior to the 1992 election, was selected to host a presidential debate in 1996 that eventually was canceled, and hosted the third and last presidential debate of the 2000 campaign season. “It is an honor and a privilege to once again be chosen to host one of the presidential debates,” said Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton. ”