UWM’s Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts will be the site Feb. 11 of the Democratic presidential debate.
PBS NewsHour will produce the debate scheduled for 8 p.m. in the Helen Bader Concert Hall – the first after the Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primary election. Co-anchors and managing editors Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff will moderate the PBS NewsHour Democratic Primary Debate, to be broadcast nationwide on PBS stations.
In addition to the live broadcast, the debate – produced in cooperation with WUWM and Milwaukee Public Television – will be streamed online at pbs.org/newshour.
“UW-Milwaukee has a long history of promoting civil discourse on important issues facing our society, and we are proud to host the debate on our campus,” Chancellor Mark Mone said. “Our school is an incredibly strong academic institution with a vast alumni base, robust research profile, and deep connection to the Milwaukee community – and we very much look forward to welcoming presidential candidates here this upcoming February.”