Behind The Scenes Of The Debate

(Source: David Sutta)
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Lynn University is having fun with the debate. Since most people haven't heard of them this is the popular shirt on campus. They ordered hundreds of them but sold out in 45 minutes. (Source: David Sutta)
(Source: David Sutta)
(Source: David Sutta)
Behind The Scenes Lynn Debate CBS4
This is the official debate shirt on sale at Lynn University. (Source: David Sutta)
(Source: David Sutta)
(Source: David Sutta)
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You too can own a debate mug just like the candidates and moderator! (Source: David Sutta)
(Source: David Sutta)
The Republican Party setup. (on the right side of the room!) (Source: David Sutta)
Behind The Scenes Lynn Debate CBS4
(Source: David Sutta)
The Republican Party setup. (on the right side of the room!) (Source: David Sutta)
(Source: David Sutta)
Behind The Scenes Lynn Debate CBS4
The Democrat Party setup. (Yes on the left side of the room!) (Source: David Sutta)
(Source: David Sutta)
A shot of the media filing center. The picture doesn't do it justice. (Source: David Sutta)
Behind The Scenes Lynn Debate CBS4
(Source: David Sutta)
A shot of the media filing center. The picture doesn't do it justice. (Source: David Sutta)
The seat for CBS4 News. (Source: David Sutta)
Behind The Scenes Lynn Debate CBS4
(Source: David Sutta)
The seat for CBS4 News. (Source: David Sutta)
(Source: David Sutta)
Behind The Scenes Lynn Debate CBS4
Our booth on Spin Alley. Here is where we will do our interviews with various politicos, strategists, etc. (Source: David Sutta)
(Source: David Sutta)
(Source: David Sutta)
Behind The Scenes Lynn Debate CBS4
Fun facts about the setup: The desk is custom made to fit the candidates. Romney and Obama are tall so they had to make extra leg room. (Source: David Sutta)
(Source: David Sutta)
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Behind The Scenes Lynn Debate CBS4
Budweiser is sponsoring catering for the some 3500 journalists cover the debate. Lynn is a dry campus though so no beer. What else does Bud make? (Source: David Sutta)
(Source: David Sutta)
(Source: David Sutta)
Behind The Scenes Lynn Debate CBS4
Makeshift copy room in Spin Alley. Spin Alley is actually the university's gymnasium. (Source: David Sutta)
(Source: David Sutta)
(Source: David Sutta)
Behind The Scenes Lynn Debate CBS4
One of the risers for the press covering the debate. (Source: David Sutta)
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Behind The Scenes Lynn Debate CBS4
Lynn University's auditorium can seat about 500 spectators for the debate. About 50 students (out of 800) received tickets in a lottery Sunday. (Source: David Sutta)
(Source: David Sutta)
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Behind The Scenes Lynn Debate CBS4
The view from the CBS4 News stage at the debate. The memorial on the lake is dedicated to the victims of the 2010 Earthquake in Haiti. Four students and two professors from Lynn died in the tragedy. (Source: David Sutta)
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Behind The Scenes Lynn Debate CBS4
Golf Cart Races! The 25 acre debate village is quite spread out. Golf carts have been brought in to whisk everyone around. (Source: David Sutta)
(Source: David Sutta)
(Source: David Sutta)
Behind The Scenes Lynn Debate CBS4
What a production. Many of the networks have brought their mobile studios here. CBS News is on the right. (Source: David Sutta)
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(Source: David Sutta)
Behind The Scenes Lynn Debate CBS4
Forget live trucks. CNN rolled out it's LiveBus. (Source: David Sutta)
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Behind The Scenes Lynn Debate CBS4
Commission on Debates executive director Janet Brown taking questions. She confirmed David Sutta's pressing questions and one quirky one. Yes the a/c units are pointed directly at the candidates on stage at their request. (Source: David Sutta)
(Source: David Sutta)
(Source: David Sutta)
Behind The Scenes Lynn Debate CBS4
Palm Beach Commissioner Shelley Vana tells the media she's glad to see us here covering a positive story about the election. She was referring to the 2000 debacle of hanging chads here. (Source: David Sutta)
(Source: David Sutta)
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Behind The Scenes Lynn Debate CBS4
Lynn University President Kevin Ross confirms they spent $5 million on the debate. He believes they will benefit not only from the name recognition but the upgrades on campus.(Source: David Sutta)
(Source: David Sutta)
(Source: David Sutta)
Behind The Scenes Lynn Debate CBS4
Boca Raton's Mayor tells us the debate brings 9,000 to her city. Economic impact is about $5 million. (Source: David Sutta)
(Source: David Sutta)
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Behind The Scenes Lynn Debate CBS4
Lynn University has about 2,100 students. Tuition is about $31,000 a year! To give you perspective on size the University of Miami's student population is about 35,000. (Source: David Sutta)
(Source: David Sutta)
CBS4 IT Engineer Michael Remy (L), Chief Engineer Marcelo Sanchez (Center), and Director Matt Conover (R) inspect the news desk on location at Lynn University ahead of the presidential debate. (Source: Liz Roldan/CBS4)
cbscrew1 CBS4 IT Engineer Michael Remy (L), Chief Engineer Marcelo Sanchez (Center), and Director Matt Conover (R) inspect the news desk on location at Lynn University ahead of the presidential debate. (Source: Liz Roldan/CBS4)
CBS4 Anchor Eliott Rodriguez and Special Projects Executive Producer Cari Hernandez review the lineup for a live show at Lynn University ahead of the presidential debate on October 22. 2012. (Source: Liz Roldan/CBS4)
cbscrew2 CBS4 Anchor Eliott Rodriguez and Special Projects Executive Producer Cari Hernandez review the lineup for a live show at Lynn University ahead of the presidential debate on October 22. 2012. (Source: Liz Roldan/CBS4)
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Debate Eliott On Set
CBS4 Anchor Eliott Rodriguez on the set at Lynn University prior to the third and final presidential debate on Oct. 22, 2012. (Source: Liz Roldan/CBS4)
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Debate Crew 1
CBS4 Anchor Eliott Rodriguez (left) Special Projects Executive Producer Cari Hernandez (center), Chief Engineer Marcelo Sanchez (back center), Assistant News Director Nick Bourne (back right) and News Director Liz Roldan (front) (Source: Liz Roldan/CBS4)
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Debate Crew 2
Production Manager John Mays in the CBS4 News Satellite Truck on the campus of Lynn University for the final presidential debate. (Source: Liz Roldan/CBS4)
(Source: Liz Roldan/CBS4)
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