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New Exhibit: Presidential Visits to the Miami Valley

November 1, 2016
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New Exhibit: Presidential Visits to the Miami Valley

Only 1 week until election day! Not surprisingly, there have been a lot of fairly local visits recently by major candidates, as Ohio is typically an important “battleground” state. This has long been the case, and consequently, there are many wonderful photographs in our Dayton Daily News Archive of U.S. Presidents...
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Alf Landon “also ran”

July 10, 2014
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Alf Landon “also ran”

It was announced Tuesday that Cleveland would host the 2016 Republican National Convention.¬† There hasn’t been a national party convention in the state of Ohio since 1936, when it was also in Cleveland¬† and also held by the Republicans.¬† That year the GOP nominated Alf Landon and Frank Knox as their...
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The Presidential Campaign of Governor Romney

October 3, 2012
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Governor Mitt Romney is preparing for tonight’s first of three presidential debates to take place before the November election. Governor Romney has been in the national spotlight since 2008 when he began his first run at the Presidency. Mr. Romney is no stranger to politics as his father, George Romney, ran...
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President Clinton in Dayton

September 21, 2012
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The third President in our series is the 42nd President of the United States, William Jefferson Clinton. President Clinton is one of the youngest to ever hold the office and he was the first of the Baby Boomer generation to win the Presidency. He is known as a “New” Democrat in...
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President George H.W. Bush in Dayton

September 14, 2012
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The second installment of the DDN Archive Presidential series is the 41st President of the United States, George H.W. Bush. President Bush was no stranger to Buckeye State as he visited Ohio numerous times while VP under Ronald Reagan. He also campaigned heavily here during both his 1988 and 1992 campaigns...
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President Richard Nixon in Dayton

August 24, 2012
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It’s election season so I thought it fitting to revisit past presidential campaign stops in the Miami Valley. From now until November the DDN blog will highlight visits by Presidents FDR through HW Bush. The first of the series in Richard Nixon. Many remember Nixon from his turbulent stint as president...
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