In the history of televised presidential debates, who was the first woman to be the debate moderator?
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The answer? John Hospers, the Libertarian Party’s presidential nominee in 1972. Though he didn’t come close to carrying a state, one so-called “faithless elector” from Virginia voted for Hospers, rather than the candidate who carried the Old Dominion, President Richard Nixon.
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