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  • Aug 31 2008
  • 31 Aug 2008

Dinner in Camelot

The date was June 20, 1959. John F. Kennedy, then a United States senator from Massachusetts, was campaigning across the country for the 1960 Democratic nomination for president. Campaigning with him was his wife, Jacqueline.

  • Aug 31 2008
  • 31 Aug 2008

Daron Clinesmith’s Air Force One Collectibles

Maybe it’s understandable why a nice guy from Kansas, who has a batch of really interesting collectibles, might go postal after being saluted by a president of the United States.

  • Aug 29 2008
  • 29 Aug 2008

Political Collectibles: “Honest Old Abe” Ribbon

Mathew Brady’s photographs of Abraham Lincoln have long been popular collectibles. Brady’s familiar photo of Lincoln’s bearded face adorns every five-dollar bill and penny coin.

  • Aug 29 2008
  • 29 Aug 2008

Political Collectibles: “Honest Old Abe” Pictured in1860 Campaign

Mathew Brady’s photographs of Abraham Lincoln have long been popular collectibles. Brady’s familiar photo of Lincoln’s bearded face adorns every five-dollar bill and penny coin.

  • Aug 27 2008
  • 27 Aug 2008

Chewable Collectibles—The President’s Favorite Jelly Beans

Maybe it’s understandable why a nice guy from Kansas, who has a batch of really interesting collectibles, might go postal after being saluted by a president of the United States.

  • Aug 27 2008
  • 27 Aug 2008

Great to Watch WorthPoint at the American Presidential Experience by Lisa Olken

One of the very best sites at the American Presidential Experience is WorthPoint’s antiques and collectibles booth. Take it from me, a PBS producer; they have the stories to tell and the unique collectibles to back it up!

  • Aug 26 2008
  • 26 Aug 2008

Convention Collectibles—Then and Now

Tens of thousands of politically themed collectibles are being hawked all over Denver this week during the Democratic National Convention.

  • Aug 26 2008
  • 26 Aug 2008

Flying to Denver alongside a “Collectible”

  • Aug 14 2008
  • 14 Aug 2008

Whose Eagle is it Anyway?

With the prevalence of online auction sites such as Ebay, there is a tendency to guess at the provenance of anything resembling an official seal […]

  • Aug 12 2008
  • 12 Aug 2008

Jim Warlick: From Peanuts to Buttons

In 1976, a young Jim Warlick was doing campaign fieldwork for peanut farmer turned presidential candidate Jimmy Carter. In addition to the usual campaign wherewithal, Warlick had been given a large carton of Jimmy Carter peanuts. “Each bag had a picture of Jimmy Carter on it and about 15 peanuts. I’d eat the peanuts and drink beer,” Warlick said.