Paul Freedman

Paul Freedman, associate professor of Politics at the University of Virginia, has recently completed a book on television campaign advertising.

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Nov. 5 2004 4:16 PMThe Gay Marriage MythTerrorism, not values, drove Bush's re-election.
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Dec. 9 2003 12:43 PMPartial VictoryThe power of an unenforced abortion ban.

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