This Is How The US Presidential Debates Transformed From 1936 To 2017

They have an interesting history.


The first US presidential election debate was televised in 1960 between John F Kennedy and Richard Nixon. 

The televised debates are a quintessential part of American politics as they have occupied a significant place in the history of television. Given the power that the United States of America enjoys, the presidential debate has a global audience. 

However, there is a visible difference between the debates of yesteryears and that of today. 

Let us take a look at how these debates evolved.