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Trivia Question: What is the name of the cocker spaniel that Richard Nixon made a famous speech about while campaigning for the American presidency?

Answer: Checkers

Richard Nixon’s “Checkers” speech is regarded as his best use of rhetoric. The impassioned address told of how the Nixon family was given a dog by a political ally. Using Checkers as an example, Nixon tried to quash accusations that he was being given major political gifts as a form of corruption.

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