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I have finally found a site that features all the TV commercials that I saw once in the Museum of the Moving Image in Queens in 1992 You can see almost all of the key presidential commercials since 1952.

My favorite one is the Nixon add on crime in 1968. The add is called (I think) "the first freedom" and it is, I think the second one from the top of the Nixon column in 1968.

Also absolutely fascinating to watch are the Wallace adds from 1968. People who are living outside the US are often baffled by the surpression of class issues in american politics, at least compared to other industrialized counties. NOTHING IS MORE EDUCATIONAL AS TO HOW RACE AND CULTURAL DIFFERENCES ARE USED TO OBFUSCATE CLASS, THAN ARE THE WALLACE ADDS OF 1968. You cannot understand the US until you have seen these! (of course there is no guarantee that this understanding will help your digestion!)

http://livingroomcandidate.movingimage.us/...campaign_id=169

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I have finally found a site that features all the TV commercials that I saw once in the Museum of the Moving Image in Queens in 1992 You can see almost all of the key presidential commercials since 1952.

My favorite one is the Nixon add on crime in 1968. The add is called (I think) "the first freedom" and it is, I think the second one from the top of the Nixon column in 1968.

Also absolutely fascinating to watch are the Wallace adds from 1968. People who are living outside the US are often baffled by the surpression of class issues in american politics, at least compared to other industrialized counties. NOTHING IS MORE EDUCATIONAL AS TO HOW RACE AND CULTURAL DIFFERENCES ARE USED TO OBFUSCATE CLASS, THAN ARE THE WALLACE ADDS OF 1968. You cannot understand the US until you have seen these! (of course there is no guarantee that this understanding will help your digestion!)

http://livingroomcandidate.movingimage.us/...campaign_id=169

This is a great resource for students of history. I have added it to the directory of films.

http://educationforum.ipbhost.com/index.php?showtopic=9734

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