Information for the reference librarians at the Evelyn S. Field Library
Monday, September 15, 2008
Fun election website!
The Museum of the Moving Image has a website called The Living Room Candidate, which features campaign television ads throughout history. There are more than 300 ads dating back to the first election to air tv campaign ads, 1952. The website is also being updated throughout this year's election to include Obama's and McCain's ads. You can search by type of ad, election year, or issue. There are also commentaries, historical backgrounds, and election results. Almost makes me wish I was teaching middle school social studies! (Almost....)