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  • Washington Journal Robert Mann Discusses History of Presidential Campaign Commercials
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    Robert Mann on the History of Presidential Campaign Commercials

    Robert Mann, professor at Louisiana State University’s School of Mass Communication and the author of Daisy Petals and Mushroom Clouds: LBJ, Barry Goldwater, and the Ad That Changed American Politics talked…

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  • History of US Political Campaign Advertising
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    History of U.S. Political Campaign Advertising

    Robert Mann showed many print and television ads as he lectured on the history of political advertising. Topics included the themes continuously used in political campaigns. He also emphasized the…

    1,681 views
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    Beyond Freedom's Reach

    Professor Adam Rothman talked about his book Beyond Freedom’s Reach, in which he looks at emancipation in New Orleans, Louisiana, following Union control of the city. In his book, he focuses on…

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    Working Congress

    Robert Mann talked about his book, Working Congress: A Guide for Senators, Representatives, and Citizens. He spoke at the 2014 Louisiana Book Festival, held on November 1 in downtown Baton…

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  • The 1964 Daisy Girl Advertisement
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    The 1964 Daisy Girl Advertisement

    On September 7, 1964, at approximately 9:50 p.m. NBC ran an ad for the presidential election campaign of Lyndon Johnson. The advertisement, featuring a little girl plucking a daisy followed by…

    1,876 views
  • Negative Political Advertising
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    Negative Political Advertising

    Speakers talked about the impact of negative political advertising on the 2012 election. Topics included the history of negative ads, the number of ads being put out in 2012, and how those ads…

    1,005 views
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    Daisy Petals and Mushroom Clouds

    Robert Mann talked about his book Daisy Petals and Mushroom Clouds: LBJ, Barry Goldwater, and the Ad that Changed American Politics. The 1964 ad for the presidential election campaign of Lyndon Johnson featuring a…

    260 views
  • Huey Long Family Panel
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    Huey Long Family Panel

    A panel of Long family members and family friends discussed the life, legacy, and accomplishments of Huey Long. The moderator was Bob Mann, who had served as press secretary to U.S. Senator Russell…

    795 views
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    Robert Penn Warren's All the King's Men

    The panelists, themselves Louisiana natives, discussed Robert Penn Warren’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book, All the King’s Men. The 1947 novel is the fictional story of politician Willie…

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  • America and Vietnam
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    America and Vietnam

    Mr. Mann discusses the political history of the Vietnam War and the politicians and policymakers who conducted it. Mr. Shreve, scholar with the Miller Center of Public Affairs, contributes…

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