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  • Issues and Controversies – Special Features box > Editorial Cartoons and Questions > Politics and Political Reform (cartoons are not “up to the minute” but do cover general issues in this and other presidential elections such as the Citizens United ruling, immigration, presidential debates, etc.) 
  • GVRL – “Political Cartoons”  Encyclopedia of U.S. Campaigns, Elections, and Electoral Behavior Ed. Kenneth F. Warren. Vol. 2. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage   Publications Inc., 2008. p507-508. Joan L. Conners    

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Campaign Ads (1950s - 2012)

Since the 1950's television has become the most popular medium with Americans and has permanently changed the way we get our news and entertainment. The presidentials candidates are no different in using television to broadcast their opinions to the masses. At The Living Room Candidate, you will find presidential commercials dating back to 1952. View credits, transcripts, election results, and more.