2008 Green Presidential Debate - San Francisco, January 13, 2008

Sunday, January 13, 2008

The 2008 Green Party Presidential Debate: The only debate that matters
Herbst Theater, San Francisco 

January 13, 2008 • photos 12videoaudio

Featuring candidates Jared Ball, Jesse Johnson, Cynthia McKinney, Kent Mesplay, Kat Swift

• KTVU TV coverage. January 13, 2008
• The 2008 Green Party Presidential Debate: The only debate that matters. Fog City Journal. January 14, 2008.
• Green Party holds presidential debate in San Francisco. San Francisco Chronicle. January 14, 2008.
• Preaching To The Choir: Green Party Presidential "Debate. San Francisco Weekly. January 14, 2008.
• Greens announce Presidential Debate Jan. 13 in San Francisco; Racially diverse ballot includes ex-congressperson, consumer icon, professor, engineer. GPUS Press Release, January 9, 2008.
• Audio: KPFK rebroadcast, with hosts Larry Bensky and Aimee Allison, January 15, 2008. Two hours of edited debate moments and one hour of direct listener call-ins

Full Videos:

• Welcoming Remarks - Ross Mirkarimi (San Francisco Board of Supervisors), Amiee Allison (Master of Ceremonies), Gayle McLaughlin (Mayor, Richmond, CA)  (7:33)

• Opening Statements - all candidates (24:46)

• Question #1: The "Spoiler" Question - all candidates (4:16)

• Question #2: Immigration - all candidates (11:45)

• Question #3: Tax Policy - all candidates (5:46)

• Question #4: Iraq occupation & war - all candidates (7:09)

• Question #5: Peak Oil, First Act in Office - all candidates (7:22)

• Recognition of Green Elected Officials present (2:18)

• Question #6: Terrorism/Protect Bill of Rights - all candidates (6:23)

• Question #7: Education/No Child Left Behind - all candidates  (6:43)

• Question #8: Israel and Palestine - all candidates (7:30)

• Question #9: Farm Bill - all candidates (7:12)

• Question #10: Greens unite progressives - all candidates (8:39)

• Closing Statements - all candidates  (14:23)

• Greeting from Canadian Greens - Melanie Mullen (Deputy Leader, Green Party of Ontario) (2:51)

• Opening Statement and response to questions - Ralph Nader (Note: Nader was not a declared candidate for the Green Party Presidential nomination at the time of this event) (32:39)

• Hour One - Questions 1 - 4 (57:56)

• Hour Two - Questions 5 - 10 (58:58)

Co-sponsored by the the Green Party of Alameda County, the San Francisco Green Party and the GPUS Delegation of the Green Party of California

 

 

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