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Collection Dates: 1968 – 1990
Scope and Content Note: The collection consists of 14 videocassettes and four sound cassettes of recorded commercials about political and healthcare topics. The sound cassettes include one collection of healthcare commercials, while the other three consist of speeches and audio-spots by Richard Nixon and audio recordings of Gerald Ford. The videocassettes include five tapes of healthcare commercials, while the rest are political commercials related to several Wisconsin and United States politicians, among them George H. W. Bush, Barry Goldwater, Richard Nixon and Warren Knowles.
For information on Warren Knowles, Rep., see Wisconsin Historical Society website: https://www.wisconsinhistory.org/Records/Article/CS9439
Extent: 14 videocassettes (VHS) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.;4 sound cassettes : analog.
Genre: Commercials;Political spots
Subject Headings: Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994;Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006;Bush, George, 1924-;Presidents--United States;Goldwater, Barry M. (Barry Morris), 1909-1998;Presidential candidates--United States;Steiger, Bill (William A.), 1938-1978;Legislators--United States;Olson, Jack B., 1920-2003;Lieutenant governors--Wisconsin;Leonard, Jerris (Jerris G.), 1931-2006;Legislators--Wisconsin;Knowles, Warren P;Governors--Wisconsin;Wisconsin--Politics and government--20th century;United States--Politics and government--20th century;Advertising--Medicine--United States;Advertising--Hospitals--United States;Political campaigns--United States;Political candidates--United States;Medical care--United States--History--20th century;United States--History--20th century;McDonald, Dick;Commercials.
Provenance: Donated to the University of Georgia Libraries by Dick McDonald, 2003.
Cite Collection As: Dick McDonald Political and Healthcare Television and Radio Commercials Collection, 1968-1990. From the Brown Media Archives at the University of Georgia Libraries.
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