221Nov 2, 2012
History of Political Polling
Vanderbilt University history professor Sarah Igo, and Washington Post polling director Jon Cohen talked about the history of political polling in America at the Smithsonian National Museum ...
737May 31, 2012
Presidential Campaign Memorabilia
We take you behind-the-scenes at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History for a look at presidential campaign memorabilia dating from the time of George Washington’s ...
73Sep 1, 2004
Smithsonian Curators Scouting Memorabilia
Curators from the Smithsonian gathered political memorabilia from the Republican National Convention for inclusion in the museum’s collection.
66Jul 21, 2000
1932 and 1936 Presidential Campaigns
Mr. Bird talked about the 1932 and 36 presidential campaigns, in which Franklin Roosevelt
defeated incumbent President Herbert Hoover and Alf Landon. He also responded to viewer ...
30Aug 29, 1996
Washington Journal: Chicago
Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes and ...
13Aug 19, 1992
Political Memorabilia Collection
Mr. Bird talked about the political memorabilia collection in the American History Musuem. He also discussed the history of political campaigns and his job at the Republican convention to ...
9Aug 16, 1992
Mr. Bird described his job as curator of political memorabilia. Video segments of various campaign memorabilia was shown during the interview.