THE RECORD OF HELEN GAHAGAN DOUGLAS IS RIGHT! ... HER OPPONENT is WRONG!SKU 01227F
Large newsprint brochure promoting Helen Gahagan Douglas for U.S. Senator, and disparaging Richard Nixon (California), 1950. From the contentious senatorial campaign in which Nixon claimed Douglas was a communist, and Douglas coined the nickname "Tricky Dick", a moniker that would follow Nixon his entire political career. 4 pages (one sheet), measures 11 1/4 x 16 1/2" folded. Light toning along the interior fold. Back page lists endorsements from Eleanor Roosevelt, Senator Lyndon Johnson, Congressman Sam Rayburn, and many others. Centerfold compares the congressional voting record of Douglas and Nixon.