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Archive: October 2021 (3 Posts)

Handwritten copy (with deletions crossed out and additions added) of the first few sentence of Jefferson

Nixon’s Political Football

Posted by: Ryan Reft

Less than three months after the Watergate break-in, the Committee to Re-Elect the President (CREEP) attempted to use NFL football as a political tool to further the president’s 1972 reelection campaign encapsulating Nixon’s innovative use of the sport for electoral advantage and underlining his aggressive approach to politics.