Happy Bicentennial, America! What better way to celebrate than with extreme distrust for the government? The 1976 election pitted the country's two nicest politicians against each other. As it turns out, they were also two of the most gaffe-prone candidates in history! Find out which convinced the country to let them be Commander-in-Chief!
In 1968, Richard Nixon used the recent social and political chaos to win the presidency with only 43.4% of the popular vote. Four years later, he hoped to win in a landslide. Could the Democrats’ new primary system produce a suitable opponent? Was the vice presidential choice the most important factor??
In 1952, General Dwight Eisenhower crushed Adlai "Egghead" Stevenson to win the presidency. Four years later, Stevenson was eager to try again! Would Eisenhower live up to the hype? Or would Americans turn on him after one term?
Harry Truman won re-election in a shocking upset, but as relations with the USSR deteriorated, Republicans were the least of his worries. How would his handling of the Cold War influence voters in the next election?