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Running for President: Chronicling Almost 200 Years of Propaganda

Clinton-Gore, 1996

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Clinton-Gore, 1996

Despite a weak first two years and a Republican takeover of Congress, President Clinton ran unopposed in the 1996 Democratic primaries. This AFL-CIO poster showcasing Clinton and Vice President Al Gore illustrated little imagery, ideology or differences between himself and Republican nominee Bob Dole. (poster, 1996, p.185)

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