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Politics With Anthony Brooks: Looking Back At Gore Vs. Bush's First Presidential Debate09:33
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Moderator Jim Lehrer speaking to George W. Bush and Vice President Al Gore at the first presidential debate in October 2000 at the University of Massachusetts in Boston. (Ron Edmonds/AP)
Moderator Jim Lehrer speaking to George W. Bush and Vice President Al Gore at the first presidential debate in October 2000 at the University of Massachusetts in Boston. (Ron Edmonds/AP)
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The debate Monday night between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump is expected to have over 100 million viewers: the most-watched in history.

But, what is going to happen at the debate is, of course, up for debate. What we can be sure of is that there's a lot at stake for both candidates who, according to polls, are locked in a close race.

To preview all the replays, we'll  take a look at how another presidential debate played out for viewers and in the media: the October 2000 presidential debate between Vice President Al Gore and Texas Gov. George W. Bush, which was hosted at UMass Boston.

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Anthony Brooks, WBUR's senior political reporter. He tweets @anthonygbrooks.

This segment aired on September 26, 2016.

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