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.
Twenty-five years ago Al Neuharth introduced the world to USA Today. His new and different newspaper is now the most read paper in the country. He talks about why the nation need a new newspaper, and what’s next for USA Today.
- Al Neuharth founder and senior advisor of the Freedom Forum. He is the former Chairman and C.E.O. of Gannett Company and the author of eight books, including his autobiography 'Confessions of an S.O.B.' He writes a weekly column for USA Today titled 'Plain Talk.'
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