Presidential candidates today frequently use popular pieces of music as campaign "theme songs" often without approval from the musicians themselves. But using music on the campaign trail is not a modern phenomenon: it goes back to our earliest presidential elections.
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- Neil de Grasse Tyson author, astrophysicist, and director of the Hayden Planetarium in New York City
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