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Whistle-stop train tour

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The Whistle Stop Train Tour

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Rare Harry S. Truman Whistlestop Speech

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USA: OHIO: PRESIDENT CLINTON'S 2ND DAY WHISTLESTOP TRAIN TOUR

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Ride on the Whistle Stop Train Tour

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Obama's Whistle Stop Tour Train

A whistle stop or whistle-stop tour is a style of political campaigning where the politician makes a series of brief appearances or speeches at a number of small towns over a short period of time. Originally, whistle-stop appearances were made from the open platform of an observation car or a private railroad car.
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    • Modern whistle-stop tours