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"Dewey Defeats Truman" was a famously inaccurate banner headline on the front page of the Chicago Tribune on November 3, 1948, the day after incumbent United States President Harry S. Truman beat Republican challenger and Governor of New York Thomas E. Dewey in the 1948 presidential election in an upset victory.

09-18-2016 There are some political observers who are saying the presidential election of 2016 has strong parallels to the presidential race of 1948, and they are not incorrect.For those of us who are too young to remember the race of 1948, it was an incumbent Democratic president (who had only served two

Harry Truman (holding the newspaper) won the presidential election in 1948, but the Chicago Daily Tribune ran the headline "Dewey Beats Truman." One of the most famous newspaper errors and headlines of all time led to one of the most famous photos of all time.

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Chicago Tribune Cufflinks Vintage Newspaper Carrier Tie Clip Set Silver cool Mens gift cuff links columnist Clothing Accessories

This is a quite unique set of cufflinks and tie clip. It depicts a miniature newspaper reminding us of the days when they yelled READ ALL ABOUT IT to make their sale. Now a days we can TELL ALL ABOUT IT ...What a great idea to give as a gift to a newspaper editor or columnist.The paper is also well known for a mistake it made during the 1948 presidential election. At that time, much of its composing room staff was on strike, and early returns led the paper to believe that the Republican…

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Race to the Whitehouse “Truman v. Dewey" Video Guide + WebLink & Key

Race to the Whitehouse “Truman v. Dewey” Video Guide plus video web link documentary covers the presidential election of 1948 between Harry S. Truman and Thomas Dewey. This 25 question video guide covers one of the biggest media blunders in election in history. From Roosevelt's surprising death and Truman's unlikely rise in politics, to Thomas Dewey, the "perfect" Republican Candidate, this video covers it all. An answer key is provided. Worksheet has 25 questions covering the 41 minute…