Republican Presidential Debate
Friday Jan. 7, 2000 in the former Lowe's Hardware Building in Lexington (West Columbia) SC, in conjunction with the South Carolina Republican Party's Silver Elephant Banquet.  8:00-9:00 p.m. (EST). 
    Courtesy: WIS-TV 
NBC Channel 10, Columbia, SC
Media Sponsored by: South Carolina Republican Party.

Candidates: Gary Bauer, George W. Bush, Steve Forbes, Orrin Hatch, Alan Keyes, John McCain.  (Participation is limited to candidates who filed for the South Carolina Presidential Preference Primary--mandatory $10,000 filing fee).

Moderators: David Stanton, anchor of WIS-TV News, and Brian Williams of MSNBC.

Audience participation: A group of 15 people, including members of the South Carolina press, who will be seated in a "mosh-pit" in front of the stage.

A variety of question formats including moderator questions, audience questions, candidates asking each other questions and rapid fire questions (10-second response time); one-minute closing statements.

Aired in South Carolina by WIS-TV and nationally by MSNBC. 


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