Media | New documentary shows Johnny Cash’s thoughtful approach to politics
by Lynde Langdon
Posted 11/09/18, 03:03 pm
The relationship between American politics and popular music began long before Taylor Swift urged her fans to vote for Democrats or Ted Nugent visited President Donald Trump in the Oval Office. The second episode of Netflix’s new series on the history of music tells how country superstar Johnny Cash helped President Richard Nixon harness the power of white Southern voters in the late 1960s and early ’70s.