Democratic Candidates to Appear on ALL AMERICAN PRESIDENTIAL FORUMS ON PBS moderated by Tavis Smiley

Posted by AC Team on Monday, 11 June 2007.

Democratic Candidates to Appear on ALL AMERICAN PRESIDENTIAL FORUMS ON PBS moderated by Tavis Smiley

(U.S. ASIAN WIRE via BLACK PR WIRE)-- June 11, 2007

Democratic presidential candidates U.S. Senator Joe Biden, U.S. Senator Hillary Clinton, U.S. Senator Christopher Dodd, former U.S. Senator John Edwards, former U.S. Senator Mike Gravel, U.S. Congressman Dennis Kucinich, U.S. Senator Barack Obama and New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson will appear on a live broadcast of "All-American Presidential Forums" on PBS, moderated by Tavis Smiley, from the Howard University Cramton Auditorium in Washington DC on JUne 28, 2007 (9pm-10:30pm ET)

The "All-American Presidential Forums" on PBS is an historic broadcast marking the first time that a panel exclusively comprised of journalists of color will be represented in primetime. Tavis Smiley, along with journalists Michel Martin of National Public Radio , nationally syndicated columnist Ruben Navarrette Jr. and USA Today and Gannett News Service columnist DeWayne Wickham, will question candidates on issues ranging from healthcare and housing to Katrina relief, the economy and the environment, among others, as outlined in the #1 The New York Times best-seller, Covenant With Black America .

(A second forum for Republican presidential candidates will be held on September 27, 2007, on the campus of Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland.)