NPR logo

2004, the Year of the 'Campaign Kid'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/3602931/3602932" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
2004, the Year of the 'Campaign Kid'

Politics

2004, the Year of the 'Campaign Kid'

2004, the Year of the 'Campaign Kid'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/3602931/3602932" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

The 2004 presidential election has become the year of the "campaign kid" — it seems the children and grandchildren of every major candidate is on the stump. NPR's Karen Grigsby Bates takes a look at how families in the White House, and those who aspire to get there, are protecting their children from the pressure of press scrutiny.

Related NPR Stories