VHS, 58 min., 1988 CC
What is the power of the president? What is the difference between running a successful campaign and the actual process of governing? This program reveals that the selection of appropriate photo opportunities and other broadcasting details has become almost as important as state negotiations. The establishment of a short, clear agenda that plays on the nightly news overshadows the creation of working coalitions. This combination of factors is shown as a stumbling block in the creation of substantive legislation and policies.
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