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At the Eleventh Hour, Trickery and Vilification!

Unfortunately, negative political ads are nothing new! As we near election day and political polarization reaches its peak, here is a full page ad from the August 12, 1934, Sunday Lincoln Journal and Star that may sound familiar. In the … Continue reading

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Butler’s Compensation Claim

David Butler, Nebraska’s first state governor, was one of the most controversial figures ever to hold the office. Faced with the problems of transition from a territorial to a state government, he got into difficulties with the Legislature at the … Continue reading

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