History Now 33 (Fall 2012)

Electing a President

From the Editor

Once again, presidential politics is in the air—and on the television. And on the radio. And on the web, on billboards, and bumper stickers. In a presidential election year, it seems as if our nation’s full attention is focused on the hopeful candidates for the Oval Office. “I approve this message” is the refrain that echoes in our consciousness from the warm days of summer until the chilly mornings of November.More »