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January 8, 2019
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Allen Public Library - Upstairs Program Room
300 N. Allen Drive
2nd Floor

Allen, TX 75013
The first televised presidential debate
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Talking History - Presidential Campaign Techniques: 1840-2016

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Explore how time and new technologies have changed how politicians have reached voters over the past two centuries, with Dr. Gus Seligmann, of the University of North Texas. From early campaigns' use of parades and newspaper ads, to radio and television allowing candidates to come into people's homes and the increasing importance of social media in modern politics, the ability to adapt has been a make-or-break factor in many campaigns. Ages 16+; younger welcome with an adult