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Maryland Politics and Political Communication, 1950-2005 : 1950-2005 - Theodore F. Sheckels

Maryland Politics and Political Communication, 1950-2005



Published: 15th August 2013
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Maryland Politics and Political Communication, 1950-2005 is not a survey of all that occurred between 1950 and 2005. Rather, this book focuses on a set of interesting political events in which communication is a very important variable. These events, be they elections or episodes of governance, are also_arguably_the most dramatic ones during the period. It begins with an examination of George Wallace's 1964 and 1972 campaigns in the state's Democratic presidential primary, considers William Donald Schaefer's flamboyant communication strategies as Baltimore mayor and the vicious 1986 U.S. Senate campaign between Democrat Barbara Mikulski and Linda Chavez, and runs through the 2002 gubernatorial race between Kathleen Kennedy Townsend and Robert L. Ehrlich. Sheckels highlights the similarities and differences between political communication at state and national levels and looks forward to questions and scenarios that may emerge in future elections.

Introduction: Maryland, my Maryland -- Sad Tydings -- Mr. Wallace goes to Maryland -- What kind of man, Ted Agnew is -- William Donald Schaefer : Baltimore's gift to Maryland -- The "true" Marylander : Barbara Mikulski under attack -- Who told the better story : negative advertising in the 1998 Glendening vs. Sauerbrey gubernatorial campaign -- Something funny happened on the way to the coronation : Townsend vs. Ehrlich in 2002 -- Bookends : Theodore R. McKeldin, Robert L. Ehrlich, and divided government -- Conclusion and a glance at 2006.

ISBN: 9780739157565
ISBN-10: 0739157566
Format: ePUB
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 196
Published: 15th August 2013
Publisher: University Press of America