CALENDAR OF CLASS MEETINGS & ASSIGNMENTS

CAMPAIGNS & ELECTIONS -- OCTOBER 1998

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MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY
9:00 a.m. Introductions Presidential Nominations -- read Jackson & Crotty #1-3 National Conventions & General Election -- read Jackson & Crotty #4-5 The Role of Money in Presidential Politics -- read Jackson & Crotty #6-8 The First Clinton Administration -- read Ceaser & Busch #1-2
1:00 p.m. Video: Vote for Me

Library Room 125

Video: So You Want to Be President

Library Room 125

Jeffrey Smith Visit

[meet in Shaw Lounge]

Simulation Preview in South 300
9:00 a.m. The Politics of Campaign '98

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Campaign Research Assignment -- Part I DUE

The 1996 Presidential Campaign -- read Ceaser & Busch #3-4 The 1996 Congressional Elections -- read Ceaser & Busch #5-6 Congressional Elections: Context, Candidates & Nominations -- read Herrnson Intro-#2

Jim Hennager Visit

Congressional Elections: Political Parties & Campaign Organization -- read Herrnson #3-4

Video: Taking on the Kennedys

1:00 p.m. OTCT Simulation in South 300 OTCT Simulation in South 300 OTCT Simulation in South 300 OTCT Simulation in South 300 OTCT Simulation in South 300
9:00 a.m. Congressional Elections: Interest Groups & Money -- read Herrnson #5-6 Video: Classics of Political Television

Library Room 125

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Campaign Research Assignment -- Part II DUE

Congressional Elections: Public Opinion & Media -- read Herrnson #7-8



REPORT: Out of Order by Patterson
Congressional Elections: Winning & Governing -- read Herrnson #9-10
1:00 p.m. OTCT Simulation in South 300 OTCT Simulation in South 300 OTCT Simulation in South 300 OTCT Simulation in South 300 OTCT Simulation in South 300
9:00 a.m. Congressional Elections: Campaign Reform -- read Herrnson #11 REPORT: Voting Hopes or Fears by Reeves Campaign Research Assignment -- Part III DUE by NOON make-up work due by NOON unless you have been granted an incomplete
1:00 p.m.