The topics for the 2016 USA First Presidential Debate

NBC's Lester Holt, the moderator of the first presidential debate, which is next week, on Monday announced the topics to be discussed during the much-anticipated event.

Per a release from the Commission on Presidential Debates, the three topics 
  1. America's Direction
  2. Achieving Prosperity
  3. Securing America
will be discussed during the debate, held at Hofstra University in New York, will be "
  • The debate format calls for six 15-minute time segments
  • Each of the topics will take up two of the six time slots. 
  • The debate will start at 9 p.m. next Monday and will run for 90 minutes without any commercial interruption.