Senatorial Views: Senators Kay Bailey Hutchison, a Republican from Texas, and Barbara Boxer, a California Democrat, give their thoughts on the debate.
Historical Takes: The NewsHour's historians, joined by The Weekly Standard's editor, William Kristol, discuss the first debate.
Political Wrap: Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and Wall Street Journal columnist Paul Gigot offer their take on the evening.
October 7, 1996
The Campaigns React: Donald Rumsfeld, the Dole campaign's national chairman, and Leon Panetta, White House chief of staff, debate the impact of the first Clinton/Dole encounter.
Historical Takes: The NewsHour's historians, joined by William Kristol, discuss the town hall debate.
Consulting the Experts: Two experienced political consultants take on the last Clinton/Dole debate.
Regional Views: After a report on the candidates hitting the trail, regional newspaper editorial writers examine the impact of the Gore/Kemp showdown.
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