14 Oct 2020

Ngā Taonga Sound Archives: Election campaign songs of the 1980

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 1:38 pm on 14 October 2020

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As we head into the final days of the 2020 general election - today we take a listen to political campaign advertising of the past - and in particular campaign songs and jingles from the 1970s and 80s that are held in the sound archives of Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision.
 

LEFT: Robert Muldoon speaking to an election campaign meeting in Upper Hutt, 1981; RIGHT: David Lange on election night 1984

LEFT: Robert Muldoon speaking to an election campaign meeting in Upper Hutt, 1981; RIGHT: David Lange on election night 1984 Photo: Alexander Turnbull Library

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