Stevens, one of the architects of then-candidate George W. Bush's election-season
his efforts to shape Mr. Bush's media presence. (8/20/01)
segments illustrate the public response to Stevens and other media analysts'
efforts during one of Candidate Bush's most important public appearances.
AT A LIFE
Terence Smith examines the biographical
films candidates shown at nominating conventions. Are they information
or advertising? (8/3/00)
STREAMING VIDEO: The GOP-produced biographical film
on the Republican presidential nominee.
Excerpts from NewsHour interviews with experts on
The chairman of BBDO Advertising and creator of the
1984 Ronald Reagan biography film, discusses
the medium's evolution.
The creator of a tribute to Robert F. Kennedy shown
at the 1968 Democratic convention, discusses his work and the
state of candidate bio films.
The media consultant for this year's GOP convention bio
film, discusses the
packaging of George W. Bush.
The National Journal media critic discusses the
aims and effects of candidate biography films.
NewsHour coverage of media issues.