NBC Nightly News at UT as candidates prepare for presidential debate in Florida

Holt asked the crowd how many Obama and or Romney supporters were in attendance. The cheers wereabout equal for both, and the NBC crew stopped at the West Tampa Sandwich Shop.


The news anchor spoke with undecided Florida voters about Medicare, health care and the housing crisis and interviewed former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist, who joined the program live from West Palm Beach to discuss his support for President Obama.


The crew be back at UT's Plant Hall's East Verandah at 6:30 p.m. for a broadcast of NBC Nightly News. Ron Allen and Holt will show segments on Florida’s voting history and how the Sunshine State could be once again be in a fateful position to decide this year's election.


The public is invited to the broadcast. Parking is limited. University of Tampa is at 401 W. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa.

click to enlarge The UT marching band performs during Sunday's Today broadcast. - ut.edu
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The UT marching band performs during Sunday's Today broadcast.
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  • The UT marching band performs during Sunday's Today broadcast.

As part of their coverage of Florida's impact on the election, Today show host Lester Holt and a crew from NBC conducted a live broadcast of the network's morning news show from the University of Tampa today. The network has camped out as President Barack Obama and Republican candidate Mitt Romney ready for their third debate in Boca Raton tomorrow night.

Locals turned out on a crisp, clear morning — Tampa Bay's first fully fall weather-like day — to wave signs and check out the action at the landmark famous for its Russian-inspired minarets.

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