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1996

Jennifer Stromer-Galley.

in Presidential Campaigning in the Internet Age

November 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics; Politics. 7807 words.

The 1996 presidential campaigns were the first to experiment with DCTs. Democratic President Bill Clinton and his challenger, Republican Bob Dole, built the first presidential campaign...

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2000

Jennifer Stromer-Galley.

in Presidential Campaigning in the Internet Age

November 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics; Politics. 11268 words.

The 2000 campaigns focused on experimentation with DCTs. Changes in election laws made collecting contributions online feasible, which became a focus of campaigns. John McCain was savvy at...

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2004

Jennifer Stromer-Galley.

in Presidential Campaigning in the Internet Age

November 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics; Politics. 14020 words.

This chapter examines the practices of the 2004 presidential campaigns. This election cycle exhibits an important shift from the mass media campaigning paradigm to the networked media...

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2008

Jennifer Stromer-Galley.

in Presidential Campaigning in the Internet Age

November 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics; Politics. 15228 words.

If the 2004 presidential campaigns demonstrated a paradigm shift as mass-mediated campaigning gave way to networked media campaigning (which in turn changed the power dynamic between...

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2012

Jennifer Stromer-Galley.

in Presidential Campaigning in the Internet Age

November 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics; Politics. 13956 words.

The 2012 presidential candidates refined proven practices and ran the most data-driven campaigns in history. The candidates deployed social media, strategic online ad buys, and used their...

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2016

Jennifer Stromer-Galley.

in Presidential Campaigning in the Internet Age

November 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics; Politics. 13361 words.

The quest for data-driven campaigning in 2012—creating massive databases of voter information for more effective micro-targeting—found greater efficacy and new controversy in 2016. The...

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42

Edited by Michael Nelson, Barbara A. Perry and Russell L. Riley.

July 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Book. Subjects: US Politics. 344 pages.

This book uses hundreds of hours of newly opened interviews and other sources to illuminate the life and times of Bill Clinton. Combining the authoritative perspective of these inside...

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9/11

in The Oxford Companion to American Politics

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics. 1843 words.

Judging the significance of any major event is never easy. Inevitably, new events come along to make what once appeared

“A Blending of Opposite Qualities”

Edited by Nick Bromell.

in A Political Companion to Frederick Douglass

June 2018; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics. 11356 words.

This chapter focuses on the blending of Frederick Douglass’s seemingly dissimilar perspectives. It starts off with a personal anecdote about how Douglass watched a speech against the Irish...

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“A Godsend to the Country”?

Andrew Johnstone.

in US Presidential Elections and Foreign Policy

March 2017; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics. 8352 words.

This chapter argues that foreign policy debates in the election of 1940 have been underestimated. Franklin Roosevelt remained cautious regarding foreign policy issues, in part because he...

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‘A Great Shadow Over Our “Civil Rights” ’: Fighting for the Government

Desmond King.

in Separate and Unequal

March 1997; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics. 14555 words.

Explores segregation in the military and resistance to its abolition ever since the founding of the country and the War of Independence to President Truman's 1947 Committee on Civil Rights...

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“A Most Disagreeable Mirror”

Lawrie Balfour.

in A Political Companion to James Baldwin

November 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics. 11760 words.

This chapter positions Baldwin in relation to W. E. B. Du Bois and also expands notions of consciousness to discuss Baldwin’s ability to reach across and beyond the color line. The essay...

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1968: A Pivotal Moment in Cinema

Sharon Monteith.

in Reframing 1968

March 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics. 8166 words.

This chapter examines how various versions of 1968 in this cultural context provided creative opportunities for social comment in a changing media culture, focusing primarily on American...

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“A Proper National Policy”

Thomas K. Ogorzalek.

in The Cities on the Hill

May 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics. 16280 words.

This chapter chronicles the formative moments of the national urban alliance in American politics: when city leaders created the U.S. Conference of Mayors and petitioned Congress to develop...

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1968: A Year of Protest

Martin Halliwell and Nick Witham.

in Reframing 1968

March 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics. 4287 words.

The introduction discusses the book’s four major themes – the memories, forms, ideologies, and geographies of protest – within the context of the most volatile year in modern American...

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Abbott, Grace

Julie Longo and Sandra F. VanBurkleo.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; US Politics; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 1955 words.

Abbott, Grace (17 November 1878–19 June 1939), social worker and administrator, was born in Grand Island, Nebraska, the daughter of Othman Ali Abbott, a lawyer and politician, and Elizabeth...

Abbott, Joseph Carter

Leonard Schlup.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Journalism. 1240 words.

Abbott, Joseph Carter (15 July 1825–08 October 1881), senator and journalist, was born in Concord, New Hampshire, the son of Aaron Carter Abbott, a farmer and laborer, and Nancy Badger....

Abdul Razak bin Hussein, Tun (1922–1976), prime minister of Malaysia

Cheah Boon Kheng.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1120 words.

Abdul Razak bin Hussein, Tun (1922–1976), prime minister of Malaysia, was born in Pulau Keladi in the state of Pahang (a Malay state then under British ‘protection’), on 11 March 1922....

Abell, Sir George Edmond Brackenbury (1904–1989), administrator in India

Roger Ellis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 858 words.

Abell, Sir George Edmond Brackenbury (1904–1989), administrator in India, was born on 22 June 1904 in Sanderstead, Surrey, the eldest in the family of two sons and two daughters of George...

Abercromby, James (1707–1775), colonial agent and politician

Ian K. R. Archer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; UK Politics. 868 words.

Abercromby, James (1707–1775), colonial agent and politician, was baptized on 24 August 1708 at Alloa, Clackmannanshire, the third son of Alexander Abercromby (d. 1753), MP for...