The Spectacle of Politics

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The Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia differs in substance from the GOP Convention in Cleveland, but it creates a similar spectacle. Simon Doonan is the Creative Ambassador for Barneys New York who once designed the Christmas decorations for the White House. He brings his inside knowledge of politicians to bear on the clothing and staging of the 2016 conventions and the candidates.

First Lady Michelle Obama addresses the Convention
Photo by Paul von Zielbauer/KCRW