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.
New York native Richard Rubin talks about his experiences in Greenwood, Mississippi, where he spent the first year of his journalism career and witnessed the rise of a promising young black football star, returning six years later to find out how and why the young man’s life took a serious turn for the worse.
- Richard Rubin Author and Journalist
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