Episode 89

Charismatic Campaigning

June 27, 2017
  • Election 2016
  • Revitalizing U.S. Democracy
  • Media & Public Opinion
Assistant Professor of History, Dixie State University

The Sanders and Trump presidential campaigns both capitalized on emotional speeches and rallies. But politics were not always this way. Professor Jeremy Young examines the history of how charisma and emotional speaking became essential in elections.

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