KC Johnson

History 3442: The End of the Cold War & U.S. Politics

Matt Bai, “How Gary Hart’s Downfall Forever Changed American Politics,” New York Times Magazine

Jeffrey Engel, “A Better World . . . but Don’t Get Carried Away: The Foreign Policy of George H. W. Bush,” Diplomatic History (2010).

Stephen Borrelli, “Finding the Third Way: Bill Clinton, the DLC, and the Democratic Platform of 1992,” Journal of Policy History


Clinton 1992 campaign ad:

Bush 1992 campaign ads:

Perot campaign ad:

1988 election map:



1992 election map:

map–areas of Perot (independent–shaded in green) strength, 1992 election:

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