Focus Group

Viewership of this year's first presidential debate was down by a third compared to 1992, according to a new survey. But for many of those who did tune in, the debate marked the first time they paused to think about the 1996 campaign, the political process and what it means for their lives. NPR's Steve Inskeep listened in on one such group of voters to learn how they reacted to the candidate match-up.

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