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The Living Room Candidate


The Living Room Candidate

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The Living Room Candidate is an archive of Presidential campign television ads from 1952 on. It also includes downloadable lesson plans for teachers.
Material Type: Collection
Technical Format: Video
Date Added to MERLOT: January 12, 2008
Date Modified in MERLOT: July 07, 2009
Submitter: Gabe Kornell
Keywords: Politics, presidential campaigs, TV ads



Primary Audience: Middle School, High School, College General Ed, College Lower Division, College Upper Division, Graduate School, Professional
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: unsure
Accessiblity Information Available: unsure
Creative Commons: unsure


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6 years ago

Gabe Kornell (Student)

As a student of history in general and as a secondary social studies education major, I find this website incredibly fascinating and interesting. It is something to compare over fifty years worth of TV ads and see the common threads that appear throughout the years.