The following resources can be used for pre- and post-visit activities, in-class projects, and student homework assignments.
The Living Room Candidate: Presidential Campaign Commercials, 1952-2008
This online exhibition presents more than 500 historical presidential campaign commercials from every election year beginning with 1952, when the first campaign ads aired. With nearly four hours of political advertising, interactive learning activities, and lesson plans, this site is a one-of-a-kind resource for teaching your students about the use of Internet and TV advertising in political campaigns. Related on-site programs are also available.
Moving Image Source
Moving Image Source is a unique resource for introducing students to Internet research, and for teaching them about the history of film, television, and digital media. It features a research guide to more than 400 of the best film- and media-related resources on the Web, as well as original articles; dialogues with creative figures in film, television, and digital media; and an international calendar of events.