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Antiques Roadshow; Politically Collect


Antiques Roadshow 1219 Politically Collect EE Master - Texted, Mixed, No CC First Air Date: 11/3/2008

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Antiques Roadshow
Politically Collect
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ROADSHOW is part adventure, part history lesson, part treasure hunt. Specialists from the country's leading auction houses and independent dealers from across the nation, travel throughout the United States offering free appraisals of antiques and collectibles. ANTIQUES ROADSHOW cameras watch as owners recount tales of family heirlooms, yard sale bargains and long-neglected items salvaged from attics and basements, while experts reveal the fascinating truth about these finds. Series hosT 100-400: Chris Jussel; Series hosT 5-600: Dan Elias. Series release date: 1997

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ROADSHOW throws its hat in the ring on the eve of the Presidential election with "Politically Collect," a celebration of the keepsakes of political battles long past. With objects that hail from red states and blue, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW campaigns for viewers with a winning slate of appraisals!

Highlights include an extensive and colorful collection of campaign buttons; a court affidavit submitted by Jimmy Carter to the state of Maine on the eve of the 1976 election appealing their decision to list him on the ballot as James Earl Carter; an heirloom desk and chair used in the United States House of Representatives from 1857 to 1873; and signed photos of Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson, valued at $75,000. (1:30)



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Antiques and Collectibles
Moreno, Aida (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Antiques Roadshow; Politically Collect,” 11/03/2008, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 22, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_21A5C26ED7BE432480F113C599D6820F.
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