Jim Lehrer of the PBS News Hour asked questions that had not been previously shared with the candidates, at Old Miss, the University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi.
Transcripts of Presidential Debates past and present can be found from the Commission on Presidential Debates.
A number of people attended Debate Watch Parties in people's homes in Chicago.
Enoteca Roma Ristorante, 2146 W. Division Street (sponsored by Obama supporters)
Heartland Café, 7000 N. Glenwood in Rogers Park, www.hearlandcafe.com (sponsored by Democratic Party, 49th Ward).
M Lounge, 1520 S. Wabash.
Chicago History Museum, 1601 N. Clark Street (sponsored by Chicago Public Radio).
The Chicago Sun Times ran an article, "Want to watch the debate tonight?" (September 26, 2008).
The University of Chicago Press's Blog discussed the debate (September 26, 2008) held on the anniversary of the 1960 Kennedy Nixon Debate.