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Welcome to PoliticalRetro.com, the home of great, interesting and so unbelievable you have to watch political ads, great political debates and debate moments and all the memorable stuff surrounding the world of politics past. 

This is also where you can order retro political imagery from different eras re-printed on and re-imagined for mugs, t-shirts, bumper stickers, pins, fridge magnets and stickers. Bring some history home or give a great present for the political junkies in your lives.

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  • Winning the Presidency After Inheriting It: Theodore Roosevelt Makes History in 1904
    When a President dies in office, steps down or is forced to leave the Oval, the job passes to the next in the line of succession, the Vice-President, until the end of the term. That has been the case since the Constitution was written. An incumbent with an inherited Presidency running for re-election to the […]
  • The 1948 Presidential Election: When Almost Everyone Thought Dewey Would (And Did) Defeat Truman
    The 1948 Presidential Election will be remembered for two things: being one of the biggest upsets in US political history and the famous photograph of incumbent President Harry S. Truman holding up a newspaper announcing his defeat during his victory speech. Going into the election, it looked like the Democratic Party’s traditional voting base would […]
  • The First Televised US Presidential Debate: Kennedy vs. Nixon (1960)
    When it comes to political game changers, it’s hard to top the Kennedy-Nixon Debates during the 1960 US Presidential Election. In particular, the first one that aired live from Chicago on Monday, September 26th. Not only was this the first ever face-to-face Presidential Debate, it was also the first US political debate broadcast on television. […]