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Presidential Ad Flashbacks (1956 Adlai-Ike Rematch Edition)

Among the greatest headscratchers in American history (How did George Custer think he was gonna win the Battle of Little Bighorn? . . . Why did Grady Little leave Pedro Martinez in Game 7 of the 2003 ALCS? . . … Continue reading

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Presidential Ad Flashbacks (1952 Campaign Songs Edition)

First in a series from our Dustup 2016 NostADgia® desk The first presidential campaign television commercials ran in 1952 (the Eisenhower/Stevenson I bakeoff.) At the time, apparently, the inaugural political admakers thought that borrowing from the entertainment world might be a good approach. … Continue reading

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