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Murkowski and Knowles Faceoff In Final Debate Oct. 28th
Debate Will be broadcast on Statewide TV and Radio


October 25, 2004

Juneau, Alaska - U.S. Senate candidates Senator Lisa Murkowski and former Governor Tony Knowles will face off in the final televised debate of the campaign on Thursday, October 28. The debate, sponsored by the Anchorage Daily News and Alaska Public Television will air statewide at 8 p.m.

By the People U.S. Senate Debate 2004 will originate live before a studio audience at KAKM's television studios in Anchorage. It will be carried in Anchorage on KAKM and statewide on Alaska One, ARCS, Gavel to Gavel, and the 26 Alaska Public Radio Network stations. The debate will be webcast on the Internet at The national cable channel C-Span will air the debate live and rebroadcast it before the Nov. 2 general election.

The debate moderator is Michael Carey, host of public television's Anchorage Edition, and the popular election series Running. Panelists include National Public Radio correspondent Elizabeth Arnold; Richard Mauer, special projects editor for the Anchorage Daily News; and Bill McAllister, producer of public television's Alaska Week.

The Anchorage Daily News is Alaska's largest newspaper, with a statewide circulation of more than 70,000 copies daily and 85,000 copies on Sunday. Alaska's public television and radio stations, along with ARCS and Gavel to Gavel Alaska, reach virtually every home in Alaska via TV, radio, cable and the Internet.


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