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#133: The Whig Party's Strange Campaign in the 1836 Presidential Election

November 13, 2023 Sherman Tylawsky
#133: The Whig Party's Strange Campaign in the 1836 Presidential Election
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Friends & Fellow Citizens
#133: The Whig Party's Strange Campaign in the 1836 Presidential Election
Nov 13, 2023
Sherman Tylawsky

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The U.S. presidential election of 1836 was anything but normal, especially if one was a member of the Whig Party. Although the Whigs nearly prevailed, unity within the party was a disaster. Nearly 200 years later, can the 1836 election teach candidates now and the future about party unity and disunity? With under a year until the 2024 presidential election, learn about the Whigs' strange campaign strategy and Sherman's thoughts on candidacies.

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The U.S. presidential election of 1836 was anything but normal, especially if one was a member of the Whig Party. Although the Whigs nearly prevailed, unity within the party was a disaster. Nearly 200 years later, can the 1836 election teach candidates now and the future about party unity and disunity? With under a year until the 2024 presidential election, learn about the Whigs' strange campaign strategy and Sherman's thoughts on candidacies.

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NOTE: All views expressed by the host are presented in his personal capacity and do not officially represent the views of any affiliated organizations. All views by guests are solely those of the interviewees and may or may not reflect the views of the host or Friends & Fellow Citizens.