The following individuals were instrumental in updating
The Great Debates & Beyond: The History of Televised Presidential Debates:

Bruce DuMont, Founder and President, Museum of Broadcast Communications.
E-mail: brucedumont@museum.tv

D. Plier, MBC Board Vice President and VP, Marketing & Operations at Marks and Whetstone.
E-mail: dplier@museum.tv

Raissa J. Allaire, Vice President, Archives and Education, Museum of Broadcast Communications.
E-mail: rallaire@museum.tv

Robert Gabriel, Digitization Manager, Museum of Broadcast Communications.
E-mail: rgabriel@museum.tv

Rob Zalas, Graphic Designer.
E-mail: rpzalas@yahoo.com

Reed Nolan, Archives Intern, Museum of Broadcast Communications

Elizabeth Pollock, Archives Intern, Museum of Broadcast Communications

The Museum of Broadcast Communications wishes to acknowledge the following contributors:

Project Consultant:

  • Professor Mary Ann Watson
    Dept. of Telecommunications and Film
    Eastern Michigan University

Interview Contributors:

  • Professor Dennis Beagen
    Head, Dept. of Communication and Theatre Arts
    Eastern Michigan University
  • Professor Emeritus Bill Colburn
    Former Debate Coach, Dept. of Communication
    University of Michigan
  • Ms. Jamie Lynn Gilbert
    Student & Member of Forensics Team
    Eastern Michigan University
  • Mr. Ty James
    Graduate Student, Dept. of English
    Eastern Michigan
  • Professor Lynda Lee Kaid
    Professor of Telecommunication
    College of Journalism and Communications
    University of Florida
  • Professor Sidney Kraus
    Dept. of Communication
    Cleveland State University
  • Mr. Newton Minow, Former FCC Chairman
    Sidley & Austin, Chicago
  • Ms. Heather Ondercin
    Student & Member of Forensics Team
    Eastern Michigan University
  • Ray Quiel
    Director of Forensics
    Eastern Michigan University

Essay Contributors:

  • Mrs. Jean Campbell
  • Freedom of Information Center, University of Missouri
  • The Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions, Santa Barbara, CA
  • The Freedom Forum Media Studies Center, Columbia University, New York
  • Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan

Photo and Video Contributors:

Other Contributors: