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Running for President: Chronicling Almost 200 Years of Propaganda

Barack Obama, 2008

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Barack Obama, 2008

Introduced initially four years ago, President Obama's "O" is back for his 2012 campaign. Like the "Hope" poster, Chicago-based artist Ray Noland, relied on simple, one-word messages without the use of Mr. Obama's name. (poster, 2008, p. 201)

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