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    History of Political Polling

    Vanderbilt University history professor Sarah Igo, and Washington Post polling director Jon Cohen talked about the history of political polling in America at the Smithsonian National Museum…

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    Presidential Campaign Memorabilia

    We take you behind-the-scenes at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History for a look at presidential campaign memorabilia dating from the time of George…

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    Smithsonian Curators Scouting Memorabilia

    Curators from the Smithsonian gathered political memorabilia from the Republican National Convention for inclusion in the museum’s collection.

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    1932 and 1936 Presidential Campaigns

    Mr. Bird talked about the 1932 and 36 presidential campaigns, in which Franklin Roosevelt defeated incumbent President Herbert Hoover and Alf Landon. He also responded to viewer …

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    Washington Journal: Chicago

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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    Political Memorabilia Collection

    Mr. Bird talked about the political memorabilia collection in the American History Musuem. He also discussed the history of political campaigns and his job at the Republican…

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    Political Memorabilia

    Mr. Bird described his job as curator of political memorabilia. Video segments of various campaign memorabilia was shown during the interview.

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