The debate will be 90 minutes without commercial breaks. It will be divided into 15-minute segments on the following six topics:
-The Trump and Biden records
-Race and violence in our cities
The integrity of the election
Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio, will co-host the debate. The University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana, was originally scheduled to host the event but withdrew on July 27, 2020, in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The debate will take place in person at the Sheila and Eric Samson Pavilion.
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The debate will be 90 minutes long and aired live without commercial interruption. Chris Wallace, an anchor of Fox News Sunday, will be the sole moderator. Wallace will select the questions for the debate, dividing the event into six, 15-minute segments organized by topic.
Cleveland Clinic executive Dr. James Merlino said the audience would likely be limited to 200 people. Attendance would require following public health protocols, including sanitizing hands, conducting health screens, and wearing masks.