"Nightline" Town Meeting (Democrats)
Friday Dec. 17, 1999 at Daniel Webster College in Nashua, NH.  7:30-9:00 p.m. (EST). 

"Bradley, in Debate With Gore, Goes on the Attack" (New York Times)

"Democrats Clash in Debate On Health Care, Education" (Washington Post)

New York Times--Front page photos; article and excerpts on page A12.  On the front page is a photo of Bradley (2 15/16" x 4 1/8") and a photo of Gore (2 15/16" x 4 1/8)--pool photos by Luke Frazza--and the caption "Democratic Rivals Debate Again."  On page A12 is a full page of campaign coverage.  The article "Bradley in Debate With Gore, Goes on the Attack" by the Times' Richard L. Berke is accompanied by photos of Bradley campaigning and Gore campaigning.  Debate excerpts fill the two columns down the right side of the page.

Washington Post--Article in the lower right corner of the front page.  The article "Democrats Clash in Debate On Health Care, Education" by the Post's Ceci Connolly and Mike Allen continues on page A10 under the headline "Democrats, Debate, Clash on Education, Health Care Plans."  The continuation is accompanied by a pool photo by Luke Frazza via Reuters; the medium shot that shows Gore and Bradley shaking hands before the debate (w 3 3/4" x h 4 1/8"=15.46875 sq.in).  In addition, there is a fairly long "Analysis" piece by the Post's Dan Balz that starts on page A8 "Candidates Accomplish Their Missions in Democratic Debates" and continues on page A9 "Candidates Reinforce Their Campaign Trail Images."  [Main article: 8.25 column inches+ 25.5625 column inches=33.8125 column inches.  Analysis piece: 11.5625 column inches+13.4375=25.00 column inches.]

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