Every Four Years: Presidential Campaigns and the Press
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President Franklin D. Roosevelt used this radio microphone to make his famous "fireside chats" in the 1930s and 1940s. (Sarah Mercier/Newseum collection)

Every Four Years: Presidential Campaigns and the Press
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This cowboy hat was presented to Gov. George W. Bush on a 2004 campaign visit to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. (Sarah Mercier/Newseum/Courtesy George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum)

Every Four Years: Presidential Campaigns and the Press
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Actress Tina Fey wore this red jacket, flag pin and black skirt during her impersonation of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin; actress Amy Poehler sported this blue jacket, Barack Obama button and black pants to parody Sen. Hillary Clinton in a 2008 "Saturday Night Live" sketch. (Sarah Mercier/Newseum/Courtesy Universal Television)

Every Four Years: Presidential Campaigns and the Press
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Conservative talk-show host Rush Limbaugh used this gold-plated Electro-Voice microphone for his syndicated radio show on politics. (Sarah Mercier/Newseum/Courtesy ElB Network)

Every Four Years: Presidential Campaigns and the Press
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"Saturday Night Live" cast member Amy Poehler performed a rap song spoofing Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as a moose-hunting "mama grizzly" in a "Weekend Update" sketch viewed by millions during the 2008 campaign. (Sarah Mercier/Newseum collection)

Every Four Years: Presidential Campaigns and the Press
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Actress Tina Fey wore these distinctive eyeglasses to channel Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's signature style in a 2008 "Saturday Night Live" sketch. (Sarah Mercier/Newseum/Courtesy Universal Television)

"Every Four Years" was made possible through generous premier sponsorship from the American Association of University Women.

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