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Boller, Paul F. Presidential Campaigns. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996.

Cunliffe, Marcus. The Presidency. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1987.

Dover, E. D. Presidential Elections in the Television Age: 1960-1992. Westport, Connecticut: Praeger, 1994.

Fischer, Roger A. Tippecanoe and Trinkets Too: The Material Culture of American Presidential Campaigns, 1828-1984. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1987.

McCormick, Richard P. The Presidential Game: The Origins of American Presidential Politics. New York: Oxford University Press, 1982.

Mee, Charles L. The Genius of the People. New York: Harper & Row, 1987.

Melder, Keith E. Hail to the Candidate: Presidential Campaigns from Banners to Broadcasts. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1992.

Post, Robert C., ed. Every Four Years. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Exposition Books, 1980.

Schlesinger, Arthur M. Jr., ed. Running For President: The Candidates and Their Images. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1994.


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The complete texts of all presidential inaugural addresses can be found here.

Sound samples of selected U.S. Presidents are available from the University of Michigan.

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