Past Presidential and Vice Presidential Debate Moderators and Journalists to Discuss Campaign Coverage Following Final Debate

WASHINGTON, Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Journalists Candy Crowley, Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff will speak at an event hosted by the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) and the Newseum on Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 7:30PM, one day after the final presidential debate and two weeks before Election Day.

The three journalists, who have significant experience reporting on presidential campaigns, will offer unique insights into the 2012 election and discuss their work on the campaign trail.

Earlier this week, Crowley moderated the presidential debate at Hofstra University, making her the first woman to moderate a presidential debate in two decades. Ifill and Woodruff are the first all-female team to anchor a network's Republican and Democratic National Convention coverage. Ifill moderated the 2004 vice presidential debate between former Vice President Dick Cheney and former Senator John Edwards and also in 2008 between Vice President Joe Biden and former Governor Sarah Palin.

Follow the event on Twitter: @BPC_Bipartisan and @Newseum

WHO:
Judy Woodruff
Senior correspondent and co-anchor of PBS NewsHour
@JudyWoodruff

Gwen Ifill
Moderator and managing editor of Washington Week
@pbsgwen

Candy Crowley
Chief political correspondent and anchor of CNN's "State of the Union with Candy Crowley"
@CrowleyCNN

WHAT:   "Campaign 2012 Coverage: Breaking New Ground"

WHERE:     Newseum
                  555 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
                  Washington, DC 20001
                  (Walter and Leonore Annenberg Theater)

WHEN:   Tuesday, October 23, 2012
              7:30PM to 8:30PM (Doors open at 6:30PM)

About the Bipartisan Policy Center

Founded in 2007 by former Senate Majority Leaders Howard Baker, Tom Daschle, Bob Dole and George Mitchell, the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) is a non-profit organization that drives principled solutions through rigorous analysis, reasoned negotiation and respectful dialogue. With projects in multiple issue areas, BPC combines politically balanced policymaking with strong, proactive advocacy and outreach.

About the Newseum

The Newseum — a 250,000-square-foot museum of news and history — offers visitors an experience that blends five centuries of news history with up-to-the-second technology and hands-on exhibits. Within its seven levels of galleries and theaters, the Newseum offers a unique environment that takes museum-goers behind the scenes to experience how and why news is made. The Newseum ranks as one of the top attractions in Washington, D.C., and more than 3 million people have visited since it opened in 2008. For more information visit newseum.org or follow us Facebook and Twitter.

SOURCE Bipartisan Policy Center



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