Campaign Debates To Begin Monday
Campaign Debates Begin Monday To By LEWIS HAWKINS WASHINGTON (AP) — A new, hybrid speech - interview - debate will make political campaign history history Monday when the major presidential candidates meet face to face in the first of four TV- radio broadcasts. Domestic issues will be the subject subject as Republican Richard M. Nixon and Democrat John F. Kennedy Kennedy hold forth for an hour, 9:3010:30 9:3010:30 p.m. (EDT) from Chicago over the three major television networks and the four principal radio nets. On Oct. 7 and 13 there will be an hour-long, all-subjects news conference. The meeting on the 7th will probably take place in Jleveland, although final arrangements arrangements haven't been made. On the 13th, the candidates will be face to face only through the magic of electronics. Nixon will be in Los Angeles and Kennedy In New York, but they'll appear together together on a split screen. The final broadcast, also from be held la Houston, Texas. New York on Oct. 21, will repeat the pattern of the first but with foreign affairs as the subject. Jennings Woman NamedTreasurer Of Desk, Derrick Mrs. Wilraa McCutchen of Jen nings, a board member of th. Lake Charles Desk and Derrick club, Saturday was named association association treasurer of the Desk and Derrick club of North America. She was elected to the national post at the club's annual convention convention in Detroit, Mich. Mrs. McCutchen is a past president president of the Lake Charles club and a charter member of the organization. organization. Named president of the club was Mrs. Bettie Conley of New Orleans. , the Philippines io the first half of The group's next convention will 18fiO, « 51 per cent increase over in Studio 1 at WBBM without a studio audience and with the candidates candidates unattended by any advisers advisers and unadvised on the exact nature of the questions they'll be asked. Howard K. Smith of the Columbia Columbia Broadcasting System will open and close the program. At the outset, outset, each candidate will be given eight minutes to state his case, with Kennedy speaking first. Then, for about 38 minutes, there will be questions from a panel of TV newsmen made up of Sander Vanocer, National Broad, casting Co., Stewart Novins of CBS and Bob Flemming, American American Broadcasting Co., and Charles Warren of the Mutual radio network. network. Kennedy will be asked the first question and allowed 2V» minutes for his reply. Jf Nixon wants to offer his reply to the same question question by way of rebuttal, be will be allowed IVi minutes. The next question will be addressed tp Nixon and this procedure will be followed through the question pe« riod to balance the time. The questions—presumably six to eight in ail if each man uses his full time—will continue until there are only six minutes left, This time will be used for three- minute summations by each nominee. nominee. Kennedy will get the last word, having won that privilege in « drawing Friday. The other pro. g?$jn arrangements were agreed to some time ago by both candidates. candidates. Tourist Boom Noted (AP)-The Board of ,u that 85,000 tourists visited thf timt period.