Third presidential debate focus of Oct. 15 DebateWatch event at Washburn

Washburn University

TOPEKA – The public is invited to view the third televised presidential debate at the DebateWatch 2008 event on Wednesday, Oct. 15, at Mabee Library on the Washburn University campus.

The DebateWatch event begins at 7 p.m. with the serving of food and beverage. At 7:30 p.m., Bob Beatty, a member of the political science faculty, will present “Great Moments in Presidential Debates,” followed by the debate at 8 p.m.

At the conclusion of the debate, attendees will have the opportunity to participate in an intimate town hall style discussion. Those present may also participate in an instant polling project using the university’s clicker system, coordinated by the department of mass media.

For more information, call 670-1855.