Tuesday, November 04, 2008

Selling Obama: Vendors Peddle Politics on the Streets of Manhattan



Audio slideshow by Joe Jackson and me.

Street vendors in Manhattan have been cashing in on Barack Obama's iconic image for months, selling a wide variety of merchandise from t-shirts to posters. November 4 heralds the official end of the election season, but these salesmen are expecting business to continue - regardless of the outcome of the presidential race.

Decision NYC link

2 comments:

paolo mastrangelo said...

great stuff ben, and the crown heights one also. Very informative, and fun to watch. I passed them around to friends. Thanks!

Ben Piven said...

Howdy Paolo, it's excellent that you enjoyed our work from 125th Stret, as well as the other project from Crown Heights. Let's meet up sometime to chat Harlem news!

 
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