Campus co-sponsoring Oct. 10 debate between Scott Brown, Elizabeth Warren
UMass Amherst is among the sponsoring organizations of an Oct. 10 debate between Republican U.S. Sen. Scott Brown and Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren at Springfield’s Symphony Hall.
More than 2,000 free tickets to the 7 p.m. event will be made available starting Sept. 14. For ticketing information, see www.springfieldpublicforum.org/debate.
The debate will also be broadcast on television and radio and possibly streamed live on the Internet.
Brown and Warren are scheduled to take part in three other televised debates and one radio debate.
The TV debates include one hosted by WBZ-TV in Boston on Sept. 20; another hosted by the UMass Lowell on Oct. 1; and a Boston media consortium debate to be held on Oct. 30. The date and time of a radio debate is still being worked out.
The Western Massachusetts consortium also includes The Republican/MassLive.com, Daily Hampshire Gazette, New England Public Radio, CBS 3 Springfield, WWLP-TV 22, ABC-40/FOX-6, WGBY-TV 22, Western New England University, Valley Press Club and the Springfield Public Forum.