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Checkers the Dog Lets the Cat Out of the Bag, September 23, 1952

Much had changed in television since the 1948 Presidential election. Uncle Miltie, Lucy, Mama, and a multitude of news programming had changed the way families received entertainment and information. Politicians were just testing the waters, and Eisenhower’s gentle “I Like Ike” television campaign was politic’s first success. Ike’s running mate, Richard Nixon, was on the […]

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