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  • The most important 30 minutes of the presidential election

    Boston Globe - 09/23/2016

    The first 30 minutes of the first presidential debate are the most important time slot in the general election, say historians and politics professionals.

    As Alan Schroeder, a Northeastern University journalism professor and author of a book about past presidential debates, told me this week, the first half-hour “sets the dynamic of not just how that debate will go, but all of the others following it.”

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