The Power of Words - President Richard Nixon - Checkers Speech (with Dr. Robert Dallek)

Albany, NY – ALBANY, NY (WAMC) - (12/10/10 @ 1 p.m.) -- WAMC and the New York State Archives Partnership Trust New York Archives Partnership Trust present The Power of Words -- a year-long series of programs that follows American History through some of the most memorable political speeches of our time. On this program, WAMC's Alan Chartock and Historian Dr. Robert Dallek discuss President Richard Nixon's Checkers speech. In addition, listeners will have an opportunity to actually hear the speech as it was delivered on September 23rd, 1952.

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