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Exploring the History of Presidential Ads

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Exploring the History of Presidential Ads

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Exploring the History of Presidential Ads

Exploring the History of Presidential Ads

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David Schwartz, chief curator of film at the American Museum of the Moving Image, talks about the history of political commercials, from their inception in 1952 to the present.

Schwartz is the organizer of the exhibit "The Living Room Candidate: Presidential Campaign Commercials 1952-2004." (This interview was first broadcast on July 29, 2004.)