From ABC's This Week webpage
LIVE ONE-HOUR PROGRAM TO BE BROADCAST FROM INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA ON SUNDAY, MAY 4, 2008
On Sunday May 4, George Stephanopoulos will anchor a special edition of “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” from Indianapolis, IN with Senator Hillary Clinton (D-NY). Just days before the crucial Indiana and North Carolina primaries, the Senator will take questions from Mr. Stephanopoulos and voters in studio in Indianapolis and others via satellite from North Carolina. “This Week” has extended similar invitations to both Senator Obama and Senator McCain.
One comment on that page:
What a beautiful thought. And have you extended similar invitations to Obama and McCain right before make or break primaries? I cannot imagine how George Stephanopoulos can imagine that he has any creditability left ...
Over at The Moderate Voice
, this view: (JOE GANDELMAN)
... Clinton’s prime rival Senator Barack Obama will appear on Sunday on NBC’s “Meet The Press,” where he will be grilled by Tim Russert.
Some websites have called this the dueling Sunday showdown between the two — but these two events and the issues raised by them are NOT the same.
... Clinton has paid for televised Town Hall type events in the past. ABC is basically giving her a chunk of time to take questions from voters ...
... Meet The Press is not the same as a Town Hall. That show is a traditional TV talking heads Sunday morning interview program. The guest is in a studio — not interacting with members of the public. Russert has the reputation of taking politicians apart on his show ...