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History of the Presidential Primary System

Geoffrey Cowan talked about his book, Let the People Rule: Theodore Roosevelt and the Birth of the Presidential Primary, about the modern primary system’s creation in the early 20th Century.

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Apr 24, 2016 | 8:34am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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