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Didn't Clinton 'do' Donahue? Someone wrote an article suggesting that
Clinton was the first talk show jpresident.
 
Keith
On Sat, 20 May 1995, WoodenAK
wrote:
 
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> I'm writing a piece on television and politics in the US, focusing in
> particular on how the fact that public discourse in America occurs
> primarily through an entertainment medium affects politics. George Bush
> setting out the cultural choices before the American family as The Waltons
> vs The Simpsons, Newt Gingrich reducing complex policy issues to movies,
> Bob Dole doing Saturday Night Live etc..
>
> I'd like help with examples, anecdotes and sources.
>
> I'd appreciate any ideas
>
> Thanks
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