Presidents Who Pioneered New Media

13th President, Calvin Coolidge, and with 44th President, Barack Obama, were both early adopters of new media. In 1925, Coolidge¬†was the first President to give an inaugural address on radio. In 2008…Obama? YouTube.

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Erica Anderson
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  1. Karen Jackson

    And John Kennedy was the first president in a televised debate in 1960. His opponent was Richard Nixon who refused to wear make-up.

    Guess who the viewing public thought was the winner?

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