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The Making of a Presidential Debate: Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Video

Recorded on November 22, 2011

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The Heritage Foundation and American Enterprise Institute will hosted their first-ever presidential debate on November 22, 2011 on CNN. In the days leading up to the event, workers transformed an empty auditorium at Constitution Hall into a full-scale television set. As the final preparations were made, watch our behind-the-scenes look at how it all came together.

Featuring interviews with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer, who moderated the debate; Kate Lunger, senior executive producer for CNN Special Events; Sam Feist, CNN’s Washington bureau chief; Keith Thornhill, debate project manager, and our own Edwin J. Feulner, president of The Heritage Foundation.