PBS NewsHour

Presidential debates make headlines, but do they win votes?

Clip: 09/27/2020 | 5m 3s Video has closed captioning.

On Tuesday, President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden will face-off in the first presidential debate, which is being billed as a potential “game changer.” Special Correspondent Jeff Greenfield looks at the history of presidential debates and tells us why evidence suggests that the impact of these widely watched events may be overstated.

Aired: 09/27/20

Rating: NR

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