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Hail to the Candidate: Presidential Campaigns from Banners to Broadcasts

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Hail to the Candidate: Presidential Campaigns from Banners to Broadcasts is a broad and colorful survey of presidential campaign gadgets and gimmicks: banners, posters, playing cards, bandannas, jewelry, paper hats, pipes. The accompanying text tartly observes that since the 19th century these trinkets have encouraged popular participation in campaigns and have been prevalent until recent years, when television began to dominate the process. A