AIR DATE: Saturday, December 1, 2012
Campaign and Election Tactics (1 hr. 1 min.)
A look at the tactics used by political parties in the late 19th century to secure votes -- with public rallies, newspapers and even bars playing a critical role.
KEYWORDS: Campaigns & Elections, Presidential Campaign, Tactics

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