- Julian Zelizer: The "Daisy" ad was considered to be one of the most powerful television spots ever made
- The Clinton campaign's "Daisy" ad is playing in a very different political environment than the original, writes Zelizer
Julian Zelizer is a professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University and a New America fellow. He is the author of "Jimmy Carter" and "The Fierce Urgency of Now: Lyndon Johnson, Congress, and the Battle for the Great Society." He is the co-host of the podcast, "Politics & Polls." The opinions expressed in this commentary are his own.
(CNN)As part of her closing argument, Hillary Clinton has released an ad that will bring back memories for baby boomers who lived through the tumultuous 1960s. The television spot begins with the actress Monique Luiz, who played the girl in Lyndon Johnson's famous "Daisy" ad in 1964.