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
A panel talks about the Pentagon’s no-photos rule at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware, and the relationships between the government, the media, and the public in war time.
- David Perlmutter associate professor of mass communication at Louisiana State University
- Bryan Whitman deputy assistant secretary of defense for public affairs, U.S. Department of Defense
- Bill Kovach founding chairman of the Committee of Concerned Journalists, and former Washington bureau chief for the New York Times
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