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Lectures in History: History of Political Campaign Advertising

Washington, DC
Sunday, August 7, 2011

One of the most iconic political advertisements in American history was the 1964 “Daisy Girl” spot produced by the presidential campaign of Lyndon Baines Johnson. Professor Robert Mann uses that ad among others in his class on political communication at Louisiana State University. This week’s class looks at the history of campaign advertisements.

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Updated: Monday, August 8, 2011 at 11:54am (ET)

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