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WVPB Live Coverage of the First Presidential Debate

PBS And NPR Election 2016

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton go head-to-head in the first presidential debate Monday night. WVPB will provide extensive coverage of the debates on TV, Radio, and Online. Coverage begins at 9 p.m. EDT.


On TV – WVPB will air PBS NewsHour’s special debate coverage; Join Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff for the full debate, plus analysis from Mark Sheilds and David Brooks. You can also watch via Youtube in this post.

On Radio-  All Things Considered’s Robert Siegel will host Special Coverage of the events as well as post-debate analysis and fact-checking. You can also listen via our online radio stream.

Online – NPR’s politics team will be live annotating the debate, with help from reporters and editors who cover national security, immigration, business, foreign policy and more. Portions of the debate with added analysis are highlighted, followed by context and fact check from NPR reporters and editors.

The live annotations will be available below; visit for additional coverage of the debate.