Responding to allegations that he operated an illegal “slush” fund, Senator Nixon talked about his finances and denied any… read more
Responding to allegations that he operated an illegal “slush” fund, Senator Nixon talked about his finances and denied any wrongdoing. He also outlined the case for electing Dwight Eisenhower and himself in the coming elections. The address is often referred to as the “Checkers speech” because he referred to his dog Checkers as the type of gift he received from supporters. Mrs. Nixon sat in a chair near her husband. close
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- Richard "Dick" M. Nixon U.S. Senator [R] California
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