NIXON, McCARTHY AND THE COLD WAR

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This is Volume One of a series of historical works that concern the impact of technical communications revolution following World War Two and its correlation with the advent of the sophisticated technique of talented campaign specialists. These specialists used this new technology for maximum impact on behalf of their candidates.

When Robert Montgomery, a talented and veteran film actor and director, joined the team of President Dwight D. Eisenhower as a special adviser instructing America's chief executive on how to best utilize the prevalent new medium of television, the move was understandable. The importance was seen by important political professionals as a means to influence elections and ultimately the future. This would be done through using television to make points to Americans sitting in their living rooms.

As time elapsed and this new potent technology continued developing, the term spin control came into vogue. This involved the strategy of defining not only one's own candidates but opponents through skillful media manipulation focused on television and print communication

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All Eyes on the Sunshine State

Submitted: January 13, 2016

This is Volume One of a series of historical works that concern the impact of technical communications revolution following World War Two and its correlation with the advent of the sophisticated technique of talented campaign specialists. These specialists used this new technology for maximum impact on behalf of their candidates.

When Robert Montgomery, a talented and veteran film actor and director, joined the team of President Dwight D. Eisenhower as a special adviser instructing America's chief executive on how to best utilize the prevalent new medium of television, the move was understandable. The importance was seen by important political professionals as a means to influence elections and ultimately the future. This would be done through using television to make points to Americans sitting in their living rooms.

As time elapsed and this new potent technology continued developing, the term spin control came into vogue. This involved the strategy of defining not only one's own candidates but opponents through skillful media manipulation focused on television and print communication
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An Era of Spin Control

Submitted: January 13, 2016

This is Volume One of a series of historical works that concern the impact of technical communications revolution following World War Two and its correlation with the advent of the sophisticated technique of talented campaign specialists. These specialists used this new technology for maximum impact on behalf of their candidates.

When Robert Montgomery, a talented and veteran film actor and director, joined the team of President Dwight D. Eisenhower as a special adviser instructing America's chief executive on how to best utilize the prevalent new medium of television, the move was understandable. The importance was seen by important political professionals as a means to influence elections and ultimately the future. This would be done through using television to make points to Americans sitting in their living rooms.

As time elapsed and this new potent technology continued developing, the term spin control came into vogue. This involved the strategy of defining not only one's own candidates but opponents through skillful media manipulation focused on television and print communication.
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A Dog Attacked and a Dog Kept

Submitted: January 13, 2016

This is Volume One of a series of historical works that concern the impact of technical communications revolution following World War Two and its correlation with the advent of the sophisticated technique of talented campaign specialists. These specialists used this new technology for maximum impact on behalf of their candidates.

When Robert Montgomery, a talented and veteran film actor and director, joined the team of President Dwight D. Eisenhower as a special adviser instructing America's chief executive on how to best utilize the prevalent new medium of television, the move was understandable. The importance was seen by important political professionals as a means to influence elections and ultimately the future. This would be done through using television to make points to Americans sitting in their living rooms.

As time elapsed and this new potent technology continued developing, the term spin control came into vogue. This involved the strategy of defining not only one's own candidates but opponents through skillful media manipulation focused on television and print communication
Read Chapter