Debate on television screen between Donald Trump and Hilary Clinton

The crowd in the Wallis Annenberg Hall lobby watches the first presidential debate Monday. (USC Photo/David Medzerian)


USC Annenberg hosts packed presidential debate viewing

The first televised face-off between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton draws a full house to Wallis Annenberg Hall

September 26, 2016 USC News staff

The USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism played host to a packed crowd that watched Monday’s presidential debate.

The first debate televised debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump drew a crowd of more than 350 people who watched on the three-story-tall screen in the lobby of Wallis Annenberg Hall.

The debate was preceded by a panel discussion with political experts Antonia Hernandez of the Commission on Presidential Debates, USC Annenberg Professor Judy Muller and Gordon Stables, assistant dean of student affairs at USC Annenberg and USC director of debates and forensics.

Debate panel discussion
Panelists Gordon Stables, Judy Muller and Antonia Hernandez speak before Monday’s debate. (USC Photo/David Medzerian)