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US presidential election: Why the great debate may well be key to White House entrance

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Opponents: Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton debating during the last US election

Opponents: Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton debating during the last US election

Opponents: Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton debating during the last US election

They have been a set-piece of presidential election campaigns for more than half a century, producing many memorable and iconic moments.

But as President Donald Trump and his Democratic opponent Joe Biden prepare to face off tonight in their final TV debate ahead of the November 3 poll, what impact might it have on the American people?

The first televised debate was John F Kennedy v Richard Nixon on September 26, 1960.


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