Reporting Back on Life on the Campaign Trail



Thirty-five years ago, Timothy Crouse introduced The Boys on the Bus, a book about the political reporters who covered the 1972 presidential campaign. Now, in the midst of another marathon presidential race, journalists who have been on the campaign trail for many months share their stories.


Don Gonyea, NPR correspondent covering the Obama campaign

David Greene, NPR correspondent covering the Clinton campaign

Elizabeth Holmes, political reporter for The Wall Street Journal covering the McCain campaign



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