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    Washington Classroom with Stephen Farnsworth

    Stephen Farnsworth, Professor of Political Science at the University of Mary Washington and author of Spinner In Chief, talked about presidential speeches and rhetoric.

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    The Nighlty News Nightmare

    Professor Stephen Farnsworth of the University of Mary Washington talked about his book, The Nightly News Nightmare: Media Coverage of U.S. Presidential Elections, 1988-2008, which he co-authored with…

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    Washington Classroom with Stephen Farnsworth

    Stephen Farnsworth talked about the press and the presidency, and the changing media environment. This course was a joint educational partnership between C-SPAN, the Washington Center, George Mason…

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    Evolution of Presidential Debates

    Stephen Farnsworth, Robert Lichter, Rob Richie, and Carolyn Curiel talked about the evolution of presidential debates. They discussed the candidates' performances in the first two…

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    Virginia and the 2012 Election

    Professor Stephen Farnsworth talked about Virginia’s role as a battleground state. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

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    Women in Modern American Politics

    Tiffany Dufu talked about the role of women in modern American politics with students at Purdue University, George Mason University, and the Washington Center for Politics and Journalism.

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    Polls and Focus Groups

    Peter Hart discussed polls and focus groups with students at Purdue University, George Mason University, and the Washington Center for Politics and Journalism.

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    Washington Classroom with Stephen Farnsworth

    Stephen Farnsworth talked about the role of the news media in presidential elections.

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    Washington Classroom with Richard Norton Smith

    Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about six men who tried unsuccessfully to become president.

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    Washington Classroom with Mark Hetherington

    Mark Hetherington talked about parties, politics, and public policy.

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    Distance Learning Class with Sheila Krumholz

    Sheila Krumholtz talked about the evolution of campaign finance laws since the Nixon administration and their effect on the 2012 presidential election.

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    Distance Learning Class with Mark Halperin

    Mark Halperin talked about the 2012 and past presidential primaries. Mr. Halperin was the co-author of Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime.…

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    Role of Media in American Politics

    Students from the University of Denver, George Mason University, and University of the District of Columbia participated by broadband feed in a distance learning class. Stephen Farnsworth…

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    Presidential Speeches

    Stephen Farnsworth talked about presidential speeches to students from the University of Denver, George Mason University, and Pace University in New York City, who participated by broadband…

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    Issues in Media and Public Policy

    Stephen Farnsworth, author of Spinner in Chief: How Presidents Sell Their Policies and Themselves (Paradigm Publishers; September 30, 2008), talked about presidential speeches, political…

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    Spinner in Chief

    Stephen Farnsworth talked about his book Spinner in Chief: How Presidents Sell Their Policies and Themselves (Paradigm Publishers, 2009). He discussed how presidents use the White House…

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    Presidential Campaign Advertising

    Mr. Farnsworth and Mr. Parry-Giles spoke about presidential campaign advertising. They focused on Senator Obama’s 30-minute television message aired the previous night as well as other…

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    Virginia Festival of the Book Interview

    Stephen Farnsworth was interviewed about his book Mediated Presidency: Television News and Presidential Governance, published by Rowman and Littlefield Publishers.

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