Time/CNN 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)

"Gore and Bradley Woo Minorities, Attack Records in Harlem Debate" 
(Washington Post)

"Bradley hits Gore on racial profiling" (Washington Times)

USA 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.
Page 8A article including photo: 77.73 sq" (6 col--6 3/16" x 12 9/16")
Photo: 20.31 sq" (3 col--h 3 1/4" x w 6 1/4")

New 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 Times' 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.
Page A1 photo: 30.86 sq" (3 col--h 4 15/16" x w 6 1/4")
Page A1 article and caption: 25.55 sq" (2 col--5 5/8" x 4 1/8" and (caption) 3 col--3/8" x 6 1/4")
Page A16 continuation including photo: 78.91 sq" (3 col--12 5/8" x 6 1/4")
Photo (audience): 15.98 sq" (2 col--h 3 7/8" x w 4 1/8")
Page A16 article including photo: 80.08 sq" (3 col--12 13/16 x 6 1/4")
Photo (supporters): 26.95 sq" (3 col--h 4 5/16" x w 6 1/4")
Excerpts: 86.43 sq" (5 col--6 13/16" x 12 11/16")

Washington 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 fourth column). 
Page A1 article including photo:  28.97sq" (2 col--6 7/16" x 4 1/2")
Photo: 11.81 sq" (2 col--h 2 5/8" x w 4 1/2")
Page A7 continuation:  61.12 sq" (4 col--3 col 6 1/16" x 8 3/4" and 1 col 2 9/16" x 2 15/16")

Washington 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 the image.
Page A1 article: 20.88 sq" (1 col--10 7/16" x 2")
Page A7 continuation including photo: 77.52 sq" (4 col--9 3/16" x 8 7/16")
Photo: 20.91 sq" (3 col-- h 3 5/16" w 6 5/16")

Copyright 1999, 2000  Eric M. Appleman/Democracy in Action.