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selling of the President, 1968

Joe McGinniss

selling of the President, 1968

by Joe McGinniss

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Published by A. Deutsch in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nixon, Richard M. -- 1913-,
  • Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1968.,
  • Television in politics.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Joe McGinniss.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination253 p. ;
    Number of Pages253
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16470716M
    ISBN 10233962255

    Nixon’s ad campaign was part of a carefully managed television effort that was detailed in Joe McGinnis’s The Selling of the President The book made the public aware for the first time of the critical role of consultants and advertising executives in creating a candidate’s image. Description: Mr. McGinniss, WFB tells us, "dropped his column in June of , intending to do a book on the selling of the President. He asked the Humphrey people if he might tag along, but they said, Hell, no, you can't tag along.

    Joe McGinniss, the adventurous and news-making author and reporter who skewered the marketing of Richard Nixon in "The Selling of the President .   The selling of the President, Item Preview remove-circle Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Pages:

      The Selling of the President Item Preview remove-circle some content may be lost due to the binding of the book. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II Pages: Selling of the President, a classic of both political and literary journalism – is the book’s inclusion of countless memos and attributed quotes that reveal Nixon’s ’68 media strategy for the cynically manipulative exercise.


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The Selling of the President tells the behind the scenes story of how Roger Ailes, now president of Fox News Channel, and others sold Richard Nixon -- this most flawed and corrupt politician -- as a leader of great sagacity and Main Street virtue/5.

The Selling of the President,nonfictional book about the presidential campaign of Richard M. Nixon written by American author Joe McGinniss that became one of the most-influential books on the campaigns of American presidential candidates.

The book became a New York Times best seller in It was an exposé of how Nixon’s advertising team remade his. The Selling of the President is the enduring story of the campaign that wrote the script for modern Presidential politicking—and how that script came to be.

It introduces: Harry Treleaven, the first adman to suggest that issues bore voters, that image is what counts/5(36). Joe McGinniss was a young Philadelphia journalist when he began to follow the team of public relations men and television specialists who created Richard Nixon's image for the American public during the presidential campaign of Inwith the publication of The Selling of the President, Joe McGinnis immediately became a nonfiction star of the first by: 1 The Selling of the President 2 Joe McGinniss 3 4 5 Politics, in a sense, has always been a con game Advertising, in many 6 ways, is a con game, too.

Human beings do not need new automobiles every 7 third year; a color television set brings little enrichment of the humanFile Size: KB. I read Joe McGinnis' book, The Selling of the President The book is about the attempts of Nixon's campaign to create an image of Richard Nixon that they could sell to the public.

Incidentally, McGinnis is the same author who moved next door to Sarah Palin's house when he was writing a book. The Selling of the President was an important book when it was first published.

It revealed to the world many of the marketing methods being used in electoral politics in the television age. Television had been a staple in the American home for almost twenty years by the time of this book. Joe McGinniss was a young Philadelphia journalist when he began to follow the team of public relations men and television specialists who created Richard Nixon's image for the American public during the presidential campaign of Inwith the publication of The Selling of the President, Joe McGinnis immediately became a nonfiction star of the first : Penguin Publishing Group.

McGinniss's first book, The Selling of the Presidentlanded on The New York Times Best Seller list when he was 26 years old, making him the youngest living writer with that achievement. The book was on The New York Times non-fiction bestseller list for 31 weeks from October to May The book described the marketing of Richard Nixon during the presidential Children: 5, including Joe Jr.

"The Selling of the President", about Richard Nixon's run for the White House, was the first book ever to take an unvarnished look at the dirty game of campaign politics. "Overnight," Dwight Garner of The New York Times noted, "it made Theodore White's 'Making of the President'; campaign books seem wan and dated.".

The Selling of the President Published by User, 11 years ago My interest in this particular book began with the press on the anniversary of the death of Robert F. by: The Selling of the President by Joe McGinnis and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Rarely does a book of journalism (covering the Nixon campaign) become more relevant over time.

The Selling of the President covers the dawn of modern marketing in Presidential campaigns; the techniques, the subterfuges, the bypassing of reporters via carefully scripted commericals and staged events/5(7).

Get print book. No eBook available. THE SELLING OF THE PRESIDENT User Review - Kirkus. This is the beginning of a whole new concept This is the way they'll be elected forevermore. The next guys up will have to be performers." (TV Director, Nixon Campaign). The Selling of the President, /5(2).

Get this from a library. The selling of the President, [Joe McGinniss]. Half a century ago, journalist Joe McGinniss authored The Selling of the President, a brilliant exposé about the unabashed marketing of successful presidential candidate Richard M.

image on the book jacket perhaps said it all: the candidate’s smiling face emblazoned on a pack of cigarettes. Joe McGinniss, seen here inwas the author of “The Selling of the President ” and “Fatal Vision,” a controversial book about.

“Advertising agencies have tried openly to sell presidents since ,” writes Joe McGinniss in his book, “The Selling of the President ” “When Dwight Eisenhower ran. Very Good. McGinniss, Joe. The Selling of the President, New York: Pocket, pp.

Bibliography. 16mo. Mass Market. Book condition: Very good with wrinkled backstrip and bumped corners. Former owner's name penned on first page.

Contact This Seller; Hide DetailsPrice Range: $ - $ The Selling of the Presidentwritten by Joe McGinniss, is widely considered to be the first book of its McGinniss essentially infiltrated the Nixon campaign and, in his book, told America what was really happening behind closed doors in political campaigning.

Get this from a library! The selling of the President, [Joe McGinniss; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)] -- As far back as the first debate with John F.

Kennedy inNixon had learned, bitterly, the importance of television. And as early ashe had set out to master this new media. “The Selling of the President ” became a runaway bestseller when it was published in and was later made into a Broadway play.

InI had just arrived in Washington as a Congressional Fellow, a program run by the American Political Science Association that brings journalists and political scientists to DC to spend a year working.Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

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