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  • Course: IV
  • Professor: CARMEN CASTRO
  • School: MDC COLLEGE
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Elliott Rodriguez
FROM BROWARD COLLEGE IN FLORIDA, BROADCASTING TO 11 FLORIDA TELEVISION MARKETS, WHERE WE ARE PREPARED TO HAVE THE TWO MAJOR PARTY CANDIDATES FOR FLORIDA GOVERNOR SQUARE OFF FOR THE NEXT HOUR. GOOD EVENING, EVERYONE. I'M ELLIOTT RODRIGUEZ, ANCHOR AT CBS MIAMI. JOINING US ON THE PANEL TONIGHT ARE ROSEMARY WOODROW, THE EDITOR OF THE SOUTH FLORIDA SUN SENTINEL, AND FRANK DENTON, THE EDITOR OF THE FLORIDA TIMES-UNION NEWSPAPER IN JACKSONVILLE. WE WOULD LIKE TO THANK AND WELCOME ALL OF YOU WATCHING US, AND WE'D LIKE TO THANK OUR HOST TONIGHT, BROWARD COLLEGE AND ITS PRESIDENT, JAY DAVID ARMSTRONG JR., JOINING US HERE IN THE AUDIENCE, ALONG WITH A GROUP OF STUDENTS. TONIGHT'S DEBATE IS SET TO BE INTERACTIVE. WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU! WE HAVE A PANEL OF JOURNALISTS WHO WILL BE MONITORING ALL OF YOUR QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS ON FACEBOOK AND TWITTER AT HASHTAG #FLGOVDEBATE. PATRICIA IS A REPORTER FOR THE MIAMI HERALD. ALSO JOINING US IS THE EXECUTIVE EDITOR OF THE TALLAHASSEE DEMOCRAT, AND JEREMY WALLACE, THE POLITICAL EDITOR OF THE SARASOTA HERALD-TRIBUNE. AND RIGHT NOW WE WANT TO

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Charles "Charlie" J. Crist Jr.
TAKE A SHOT OF THE STAGE HERE, AND AS YOU CAN SEE, THE TWO CANDIDATES, WHO WERE INVITED TO TAKE PART IN THIS DEBATE, RIGHT NOW ARE NOT STEPPING UP ON THE STAGE. [LAUGHTER] LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, WE HAVE AN EXTREMELY PECULIAR SITUATION RIGHT NOW. WE HAVE GOVERNOR CHARLIE CRIST -- [APPLAUSE] FLORIDA GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT, OUR INCUMBENT GOVERNOR, AND THE CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR IS ALSO IN THE BUILDING. GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT, WE HAVE BEEN TOLD THAT GOVERNOR SCOTT WILL NOT BE PARTICIPATING IN THIS DEBATE. NOW, LET ME EXPLAIN WHAT THIS IS ALL ABOUT. GOVERNOR CRIST HAS ASKED TO HAVE A FAN, A SMALL FAN, PLACED UNDERNEATH HIS PODIUM. THE RULES OF THE DEBATE THAT I WAS SHOWN BY THE SCOTT CAMPAIGN SAY THAT THERE SHOULD BE NO FAN. SOMEHOW THERE IS A FAN THERE. AND FOR THAT REASON, LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, I AM BEING TOLD THAT GOVERNOR SCOTT -- >> REALLY?...
Ellio Rodriguez
FROM BROWARD COLLEGE IN FLORIDA, BROADCASTING TO 11 FLORIDA TELEVISION MARKETS, WHERE
WE ARE PREPARED TO HAVE THE TWO MAJOR PARTY CANDIDATES FOR FLORIDA GOVERNOR SQUARE
OFF FOR THE NEXT HOUR. GOOD EVENING, EVERYONE. I'M ELLIOTT RODRIGUEZ, ANCHOR AT CBS
MIAMI. JOINING US ON THE PANEL TONIGHT ARE ROSEMARY WOODROW, THE EDITOR OF THE SOUTH
FLORIDA SUN SENTINEL, AND FRANK DENTON, THE EDITOR OF THE FLORIDA TIMES-UNION NEWSPAPER
IN JACKSONVILLE. WE WOULD LIKE TO THANK AND WELCOME ALL OF YOU WATCHING US, AND WE'D
LIKE TO THANK OUR HOST TONIGHT, BROWARD COLLEGE AND ITS PRESIDENT, JAY DAVID ARMSTRONG
JR., JOINING US HERE IN THE AUDIENCE, ALONG WITH A GROUP OF STUDENTS. TONIGHT'S DEBATE IS
SET TO BE INTERACTIVE. WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU! WE HAVE A PANEL OF JOURNALISTS WHO WILL
BE MONITORING ALL OF YOUR QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS ON FACEBOOK AND TWITTER AT HASHTAG
#FLGOVDEBATE. PATRICIA IS A REPORTER FOR THE MIAMI HERALD. ALSO JOINING US IS THE EXECUTIVE
EDITOR OF THE TALLAHASSEE DEMOCRAT, AND JEREMY WALLACE, THE POLITICAL EDITOR OF THE
SARASOTA HERALD-TRIBUNE. AND RIGHT NOW WE WANT TO
00:03:01
Charles "Charlie" J. Crist Jr.
TAKE A SHOT OF THE STAGE HERE, AND AS YOU CAN SEE, THE TWO CANDIDATES, WHO WERE INVITED
TO TAKE PART IN THIS DEBATE, RIGHT NOW ARE NOT STEPPING UP ON THE STAGE. [LAUGHTER] LADIES
AND GENTLEMEN, WE HAVE AN EXTREMELY PECULIAR SITUATION RIGHT NOW. WE HAVE GOVERNOR
CHARLIE CRIST -- [APPLAUSE] FLORIDA GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT, OUR INCUMBENT GOVERNOR, AND THE
CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR IS ALSO IN THE BUILDING. GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT, WE HAVE BEEN TOLD
THAT GOVERNOR SCOTT WILL NOT BE PARTICIPATING IN THIS DEBATE. NOW, LET ME EXPLAIN WHAT THIS
IS ALL ABOUT. GOVERNOR CRIST HAS ASKED TO HAVE A FAN, A SMALL FAN, PLACED UNDERNEATH HIS
PODIUM. THE RULES OF THE DEBATE THAT I WAS SHOWN BY THE SCOTT CAMPAIGN SAY THAT THERE
SHOULD BE NO FAN. SOMEHOW THERE IS A FAN THERE. AND FOR THAT REASON, LADIES AND
GENTLEMEN, I AM BEING TOLD THAT GOVERNOR SCOTT -- >> REALLY? >> -- WILL NOT JOIN US FOR THIS
DEBATE. [BOOING] LADIES AND GENTLEMEN -- LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, THIS IS A DEBATE. ROSEMARY, I
DON'T KNOW. WHAT CAN WE SAY? >> WELL -- >> WELL -- >> THAT IS THE -- [INAUDIBLE] >> WOW. >> IT
IS. I'M SAD THE PEOPLE OF FLORIDA AREN'T GOING TO -- >> NO, NO, NO. >> DON'T GET TO HEAR ABOUT
THE HOPE FOR THE FUTURE. >> WE'RE NOT ASKING A QUESTION OF GOVERNOR CRIST. I'M ASKING
ROSEMARY ABOUT THE SITUATION THAT WE FIND OURSELVES
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Charles "Charlie" J. Crist Jr.
IN. >> GOVERNOR CRIST, DUE TO RULES OF THE -- DO THE RULES OF THE DEBATE SAY THERE SHOULD BE
NO FAN? >> NOT THAT I'M AWARE OF. >> SO THE RULES THAT THE SCOTT CAMPAIGN JUST SHOWED US
THAT SAYS THAT NO ELECTRONICS CAN BE USED -- >> ARE WE REALLY GOING TO DEBATE ABOUT A FAN?
OR ARE WE GOING TO TALK ABOUT EDUCATION AND THE ENVIRONMENT AND THE FUTURE OF OUR
STATE? I MEAN, REALLY. [APPLAUSE] THERE ARE SERIOUS ISSUES FACING OUR STATE. AND IT'S LIKE