In honor of Hollywood and the magic of movies, LIFE.com offers a selection of Oscar photos that capture the glitz and glamor of the Academy Awards.
T: What's truly sad is that for most voters it doesn't matter at this point what lies are told because they've decided who they are going to vote for long ago. There is a very small but powerful Independent voting block that really care and will watch the debates with genuine openness. Unfortunately for them this election has so far been about any and everything BUT the real issues facing our country. The two candidates are too worried about attacking other spoiled billionaires online or trying to hide a very common campaign trail illness. Or trying to protect their flaws from being seen by voters in general. These debates are important but for the majority who watch they are more concerned about what the other candidate says or does and not the one they already will vote for.