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Short Circuit: The Overselling of Television in Politics

By Larry S. Gibson


Television and now the Internet are at the forefront of American political campaigning but many local elections are won on the ground with little or no investment in television. This piece, originally developed as a book proposal, examines the development of political campaigns in Baltimore, Maryland and nationally with a particular emphasis on the experience of African American candidates

Topics: African Americans, politics, election law, voting, Voting Rights Act, Maryland, Civil Rights and Discrimination
Publisher: DigitalCommons@UM Carey Law
Year: 1996
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