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Richard Nixon, Republican candidate for the vice presidency, explains an $18,000 expense fund on national television, September 23, 1952. The appearance was nicknamed his ‘Checkers’ speech because of his reference to the family dog, the one contribution he admitted receiving, from a Texas supporter who gave his family a cocker spaniel.

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