African Americans, politics, election law, voting, Voting Rights Act, Maryland
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.
Civil Rights and Discrimination
Digital Commons Citation
Gibson, Larry S., "Short Circuit: The Overselling of Television in Politics" (1996). Faculty Scholarship. 732.