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.
Guest Host: Steve Roberts
In his new book, journalist Richard Stengel outlines the history of flattery, from chimpanzee grooming techniques through the civilizations of Egypt, ancient Greece and the Renaissance, up to the present-day cultures of Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles.
- Richard Stengel author and journalist
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