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The Joker Voted for Nixon

Fifty years ago today, on October 8, 1960, this photo of actors Ginger Rogers and Cesar Romero ran in the LA Times. Source By 1960, Rogers was a household name and a Hollywood legend.  An Oscar-winning actress, she had starred … Continue reading

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Nixon the Racist

More tape recordings of President Richard M. Nixon’s private office discussions were made public today.  Covering Januaury and February 1973, these tapes reveal what the former President thought of the Supreme Court decision making abortions legal. “There are times when … Continue reading

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How Do You Get Latino Votes?

Well, in 1960, you get your wife to use her choppy Spanish and promise a “mano firme” kind of leadership from her husband. Check out this television ad made for the 1960 Presidential campaign, an election that pitted John F. … Continue reading

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