The Daisy Ad, September 7, 1964

During the telecast of David & Bathsheba on the NBC Monday Night Movie, the most controversial presidential advertisement in the history of television and politics aired. Democratic incumbent Lyndon B. Johnson approved the campaign ads depicting a typical American girl in a field of daisies. As she plucks petals from the daisy, charmingly mis-counting to ten, the voice […]

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