From The KOTV Vault: 1984 Presidential Election Coverage

Friday, August 24th 2012, 4:00 pm
By: News On 6

Editor's Note: As we dig through thousands of hours of old videotapes in preparation for our move to a new building, we've come across some real treasures in our vault. We're sharing them here on

It's an election year, and as if you needed a reminder, the Republican and Democratic conventions are just around the corner.

Presidential election years always produce memorable stories and the election of 1984 was no exception.

In the video above, from the KOTV Video Vault, Rick Wells has a political potpourri, including negative ads, a movie theater straw poll, a collection of campaign buttons, and an enthusiastic rendition of a Rodgers and Hammerstein classic.

See all the stories in the KOTV Vault here.