ALL ABOUT POLITICAL ADs & PSAs
Learn more about political advertisements and public service announcements with
this list of links.
Political Advertising History
The Living Room Candidate
The American Museum of the Moving Image put together this fabulous collection of Presidential campaign television advertisements since "Ike for President" in 1952. Each ad is accompanied by analysis that sheds light on the issues, attitudes, perceptions and fears that shaped and ultimately decided each election. See which tactics have been perennial favorites and which have been perennial failures. Watch ads that have marked the face of the presidency since they first appeared. The site also examines what may be the next frontier in political image-making, the internet, in The Desktop Candidate.
University of Iowa: Political Advertising Links
This is an amazingly thorough collection of links to sites related to political advertising, collected by the University of Iowa Department of Communication Studies.
Public Service Announcements
of Women Voters: Barbara Stuhler E-Library
This online collection of historical documents and media from the League of Women
Voters contains several television Public Service Announcements from the past
featuring celebrities like Candice Bergen and Ted Danson.