Jesse Jackson

Outside Las Vegas debate arena, a buzz of bands, protests

It was anything but quiet outside the college campus in Las Vegas that was the site for the final presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

Journalists, marching bands and supporters and protesters of all stripes assembled under sunny skies at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where the school colors of scarlet and gray dominated, and the talk was of blue and red politics.

Media outlets went live on air, speculating on the candidates' debate strategy and decorum. Uniformed police from Las Vegas and surrounding cities bunched in groups of six and eight in the campus quad, chatting with each other. Most had riot-gear packs strapped to their...