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The Historical Role Of The New Hampshire Primary On The National Presidential Race

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NHPR has spent a lot of time recently exploring the fight to keep New Hampshire's first in the nation primary status, but on primary day, we focus on the New Hampshire races that made a big impact on national politics throughout history, and hear from listeners about their favorite primary memories. 

Air date: Tuesday, February 11, 2020. 

GUESTS:

  • Michael Birkner - Professor of history at Gettysburg College and former editor and editorial writer at the Concord Monitor, where he participated in presidential primary coverage between 1984 and 2004. 
  • David Moore - Senior fellow at the Carsey School of Public Policy at UNH, and the co-author of The First Primary: New Hampshire's Outsize Role in Presidential Nominations
  • Josh Rogers - NHPR's senior political reporter. 
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