Political Campaign Advertisements

These persuasive pieces promote candidates running for public office, or particular political parties or viewpoints. They vary in length from short TV spots of less than a minute to extended pieces lasting over an hour. See the subject category “Politics” for more videos with politicians and political themes. 

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“Peace, Little Girl” LBJ Campaign Ad (1964)
The controversial political ad made for Lyndon B. Johnson’s 1964 presidential campaign
Will Wilson 'Family' Political Telecast (1961)
Promotional film for Texas Attorney General Will Wilson’s unsuccessful 1961 United States Senate run
Waggoner Carr Political Telecast for Attorney General (1960)
A political telecast by Waggoner Carr for his Attorney General campaign
Waggoner Carr Political Telecast for Attorney General (1960)
A political telecast by Waggoner Carr for his Attorney General campaign
Waggoner Carr Political Telecast for Attorney General (1960)
A political telecast by Waggoner Carr for his Attorney General campaign
Waggoner Carr Political Telecast for Attorney General (1960)
A political telecast by Waggoner Carr for his Attorney General campaign
Waggoner Carr Political Telecast for Attorney General (1960)
A political telecast by Waggoner Carr for his Attorney General campaign
Waggoner Carr Political Telecast for Attorney General (1960)
A political telecast by Waggoner Carr for his Attorney General campaign
Tower Visits Eisenhower - John Tower Campaign Spot (1961)
Eisenhower endorses John Tower for U.S. Senate
Tower Visits Eisenhower - John Tower Political Telecast (1961)
Former President Eisenhower gives his view on deficit spending
Tower Visits Eisenhower - John Tower Political Telecast (1961)
Former President Eisenhower supports Republican John Tower’s bid for the U.S. Senate
The Will of Texans - Will Wilson Campaign Ads (1960)
A series of short ads produced for Wilson’s 1960 Attorney General re-election campaign
The Three Wills - Will Wilson Campaign Ads (1960)
Campaign advertisement about the life of Will Wilson
The Rosenberg Library Collection - Maco Stewart Political Telecasts (1962)
Political telecasts for Stewart’s unsuccessful 1962 campaign for state senate
The Ron and Joanna Clark Collection - George W. Bush Endorsement for Ron Clark (1996)
Bush endorsement for Representative Ron Clark
The Port Arthur Story (1954)
Notorious campaign film for the re-election of Governor Allan Shivers
The Man from Gober
Speaker Turman promises to "preserve the God-given personal and political liberties of all citizens" if e...
The Congressman Charles Wilson Collection - “Village Creek” Ad (1990)
Campaign ad championing Charles Wilson’s efforts to save Village Creek
The Congressman Charles Wilson Collection - “The Empty Office” Ad (1990)
1990 campaign ad for Charles Wilson
The Congressman Charles Wilson Collection - Testimonial Campaign Ad (1984)
Testimonial footage of supporters of Congressman Charles Wilson
The Congressman Charles Wilson Collection - J. D. Dowdy Campaign Ad Reel (1972)
Six campaign ads from one of Congressman Charles Wilson’s opponents, J. D. Dowdy
The Congressman Charles Wilson Collection - Elect J. D. Dowdy for Congress Ad (1972)
Campaign ad for J. D. Dowdy and against Charles Wilson
The Congressman Charles Wilson Collection - Campaign Ad Reel (1992)
Eight campaign ads from Charles Wilson in the 1992 election
The Congressman Charles Wilson Collection - Campaign Ad Reel (1986-1990)
Four campaign ads for Charles Wilson
The Congressman Charles Wilson Collection - Campaign Ad Reel (1984)
1984 Campaign ads for Charles Wilson
The Congressman Charles Wilson Collection - Campaign Ad Reel (1976)
Five campaign ads for Congressman Charles Wilson
The Congressman Charles Wilson Collection - Campaign Ad Reel (1976)
Five campaign ads in support of reelecting Congressman Charles Wilson
The Congressman Charles Wilson Collection - Campaign Ad Reel (1976)
1976 campaign ads for Congressman Charles Wilson
The Congressman Charles Wilson Collection - Campaign Ad Footage and Outtakes (1984)
Campaign ad footage and outtakes from Congressman Charles Wilson’s 1984 campaign
Speaker Turman Political Telecast (1962)
Campaign advertisement in favor of preventing obscene films from reaching teenagers
Speaker Turman's Political Telecast for Lieutenant Governor
Speaker Turman discusses points he will address if elected Lieutenant Governor.
Speaker Turman Campaigns for Lieutenant Governor
Speaker Jimmy Turman promises to preside over the Texas Senate with “fairness and firmness” if elected Lt...
Ralph Yarborough Political Telecasts (1964)
Political telecasts for 1960s US Senate reelection campaign
Paid Political Telecast for the Reelection of Governor Price Daniel, 1962
In his 1962 bid for reelection, Texas Governor Price Daniel gives a political telecast.
Paid Political Telecast for Governor Price Daniel's Re-Election Campaign
Governor Price Daniel solicits support for his reelection campaign
Let's Talk About It! - Will Wilson Campaign Ad (1961)
A commercial outlining Wilson’s foreign policies and stances on the Cold War
LBJ and JFK Campaign Advertisement
A campaign telecast for the 1960 presidential election features JFK and LBJ
John Tower - Two Campaign Ads (1961)
Ads on “political bosses” and the New Frontier Act
John Tower Campaign Ads (1961)
Senatorial candidate John Tower promises he will be a “full-time, conservative” representative
John Connally Campaign Telecasts (1962)
Compilation of several campaign ads for John Connally’s successful bid at governor