Marcus Cicero

St. Louis on the Air
1:29 pm
Thu October 11, 2012

Ancient Campaign Advice For Modern Politicians

"How to Win an Election" book cover
Permission Granted: Philip Freeman, author

The general election is less than one month away and candidates are making the final push for votes.  Over the past 2,000 years, advances in technology have drastically changed the method of campaigning though, according to an ancient Roman text of campaign advice given to Marcus Cicero, Rome’s greatest orator, advice given then is just as applicable now.

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