Watch the Debates and Win a Copy of Cross-Examination

Click play to watch the debates. Follow my tweets at I will be giving away a copy of Keys to Cross-Examination in the morning, so follow directions below… 

Topic: Foreign and domestic policy
Air Time: 9:00-10:30 p.m. Eastern Time
Location: Centre College in Danville, Kentucky (Tickets)
Sponsor: Commission on Presidential Debates
Participants: Vice President Joe Biden and Congressman Paul Ryan
Moderator: Martha Raddatz (ABC News Chief Foreign Correspondent)

The debate will cover both foreign and domestic topics and be divided into nine time segments of approximately 10 minutes each. The moderator will ask an opening question, after which each candidate will have two minutes to respond. The moderator will use the balance of the time in the segment for a discussion of the question.

(Debate information taken from 2012 Election Central)

Tell you what: for those of you who follow along, I’m giving away one of my publishing company’s bestselling books. Cody Herche – 2006 Title Team-Policy Debate Champion – is the author of Keys to Cross-Examination: Mastering Persuasion’s Most Important SkillThis is a must-have for any serious debater, and I’m getting you a copy if you follow these steps:

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I’ll draw winners in the morning when I post about the awesome debate in the morning. And I’d love to hear your feedback.

You know what? This is an exciting time to be a debater. I know, it’s really exciting for me, but someday you may just be in the same seat as I am, watching one of your teammates debate for high office. Knowing this community of academic speakers and debaters, I wouldn’t be surprised if that happens.