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02/09/2012 08:29 am ET

PREVIEW: Newseum's 'Every Four Years' Examines Presidential Campaigns, 1896 to Now (PHOTOS)

WASHINGTON -- Races for the White House are hardly ever quiet, with voices chiming in from the media, supporters, opponents and, naturally, the politicians themselves.

Hear (and see) them all at the Newseum's latest exhibition, "Every Four Years: Presidential Campaigns and the Press," which examines presidential campaigns from William McKinley's 1896 run to the new media strategies of Barack Obama in 2008.

It opens to the public Feb. 17.

On display are 120 artifacts from the modern age of presidential campaigning, including these:

  • The "Florida, Florida, Florida" white board used by NBC's Tim Russert on election night in 2000
  • The suit worn by NBC's Katie Couric during her interview with vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin, accompanied by her notes
  • A notecard used by CNN's Anderson Cooper while moderating presidential debate in 2008
  • A bowling ball and shoes worn by Barack Obama during a 2008 campaign stop in Altoona, Pa.
  • A beer mug and shot glass used by Hillary Clinton at a campaign stop in Crown Point, Ind.
  • Costumes and props from "Saturday Night Live" political sketches, including an outfit and eyeglass worn by SNL cast member Tina Fey

Click through the below gallery for a peek at some of these artifacts and more.

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