Here are some of the sto­ries we cover in today’s edition:

In just one week, Barack Obama and Mitt Romney will meet for the first pres­i­den­tial debate of the 2012 gen­eral elec­tion. The very first pres­i­den­tial debate in his­tory was held 52 years ago today between John F. Kennedy and Richard M. Nixon. Watching the debate on tele­vi­sion, Nixon’s family was very con­cerned about his appearance:

[17:17] “Richard Nixon’s mother was so con­cerned about how her son had looked on camera that she actu­ally called Nixon’s sec­re­tary and wanted to know ‘is every­thing okay with him’,” says North­eastern Uni­ver­sity jour­nalism pro­fessor, Alan Schroeder.

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