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Goldwater's 'Eastern Seaboard' Comment

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"Can a man who makes statements like this be expected to serve all the people justly and fairly?" the narrator solemnly intoned.

Mann, who has written a book about LBJ's famous "Daisy" ad, posits, "In fact, were it not for the 'Daisy Girl' spot, 'Eastern Seaboard' might today be considered the most effective presidential attack ad."

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