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Kennedy And Nixon Had A Remote Debate In 1960. Here’s What It Looked Like. | NBC News NOW

While President Trump has said he does not want to participate in a remote presidential debate, it has happened before. Here’s what the debate between John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon looked like in 1960 while the candidates were in New York and Los Angeles, respectively.
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Kennedy And Nixon Had A Remote Debate In 1960. Here’s What It Looked Like. | NBC News NOW

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    0:46

    I'm single 😥😥01:19

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    Jesus Christ, the Son of God, died for our sins, He was buried and resurrected on the third day.
    Believe on Him to be saved.

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    There are going to be many republican senators who are going to be out of a job for backing Donald. 👾gleep gleep👾

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    American Mapping

    Oh my gosh! So… you mean.. debates CAN be civilized? Oh wow, that’s crazy!

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    Reginald Williams

    🤧🤧🤧

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    With all due respect to both candidates… neither of them are a Nixon or Kennedy lol.

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    Someone needs to tie trump to a chair and make him watch these tapes until he understands how a civilized debate is is. That'll take awhile

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    Come on the Television was new technology at the time of course they tried it like tweeter social media is advancing today & there wasnt an pandemic then am sure obama would have used Twitter when it was just getting started.

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    They love each other really 😂

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    Civilized. So it can be done.

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    Christopher Bland

    At Least they would be able to shut Trump up

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    We need electronic facilities. This could be solved with the aforementioned facilities.

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    An Old Fashioned Preacher

    And they weren't interrupting each other. Imagine that. They exercised decorum.

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    D.TRUMP AND WANTS TO SHOUT AT BIDEN AND SPREAD HIS INFECTION ON HIM IN PERSON.

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    There are at least 19 good reasons the Second 2020 Presidential Debate should be Remote and Virtual, COVID!

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    So that’s why J.F Kennedy was kiled because he was trying to prevent a nuclear war

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    Just imagine if JFK called any woman a monster?

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    Even back then republicans were masters at deflecting questions. I remember telling my father during the 68 elections that Nixon was crooked. He of course told me I was too young to know. I was 14 at the time.

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    https://youtu.be/CJoueyn3keY 

    In mins 600$ weekly U.I trump can do this without a pen in mins go 9 mins in and watch to know what's going on

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    https://youtu.be/s6a8BHRuu4M

    IF YOU DON'T WATCH THIS YOUR RICH IF YOUR NOT read more u.i in mins
    AND NEED STIMULUS CHECKS
    if you need u.i in min trump can do this without a pen in mins you got to watch if your hungary of about to be homeless  ui reloaded in mins 600$ week last until feb 30 th

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    Trump is right. Trump is a God send to America .

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    Love how you compare Trump to Nixon and Biden to Kennedy here.

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    10:43 has the best 😍💋 💝💖❤️

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    That was when America was more civilized.

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    Louie Marinda Jr.

    Trump refused a decent and substantial debate because he ain’t got any

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    Trump doesn't want a remote debate because it will prevent him from shouting down Biden and keeping Biden from being heard. Trump is opposed to the leveling of the playing field. He knows he can't win if he doesn't cheat.

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    They could do it back then because both of the candidates were adults.
    Today, one of the candidates is an unstable orange man-child psychopath.

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    Unicorn _Princess

    I'm single 😥😥😥😥😥

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    Leighton Roberts Emmalyn Mata

    Oh yeah. Do you love me? 😍💋 💝💖❤️

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    🤣😅😂

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    Donnie's afraid because he won't be able to cheat with his low baby strategy of trying to block the people of learning the truth 🤷‍♂️

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    * I was just Shadow banned by YouTube! I was unable to upload this! I received "An unkown error occured"! I just texted the Debate Commission at their number 202-872-1020 the following "I just found out that the 2nd Presidential Debate has been changed to a virtual debate despite President Trump's doctor clearing him for an in-person debate. As a voter, I am personally harmed by your decision to do this if it transpires. Humbly, undo & correct this wrong decision as quickly as possible. I appreciate ahead of time your prompt action in regards to my concerns and in restoring my faith in fairness and right. Do not proceed with a virtual a debate.
    RC"
    I first tried to call and talk with someone, but it bounced to Voicemail but was full

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