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New Hampshire's First in the Nation Presidential Primary turns 100 years old in 2016. Discover some of the people, places and stories behind that history through these audio and digital stories from NHPR.

America?'s Discerning, Magnificent, and Absurd Road to the White House


For a year and a half leading up to the N.H. Primary, reporter Scott Conroy followed the  2016 campaign up and down New Hampshire. Along the way, he absorbed local insights and entertaining anecdotes from the state officials and political operatives who have determined national political fates for generations, thanks to N.H.'s First-in-the-Nation status. 

GUEST: Scott Conroy - author of 'Vote First Or Die' is creator of a seven-part Huffington Post documentary series about life on the 2016 campaign trail in N.H. He was national political reporter for The Huffington Post, Real Clear Politics, and a campaign embed reporter for CBS News.