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Presidential candidate Dwight D. Eisenhower at Wheeling, September 24,
1952
Presidential candidate Dwight D. Eisenhower at Wheeling, September 24, 1952 (Chapman Revercomb Collection)


Republican presidential candidate Dwight D. Eisenhower and vice presidential candidate Richard M. Nixon met in Wheeling on September 24, 1952, to determine whether Nixon would remain on the ticket.

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Vice Presidential Candidate Richard Nixon Meets Presidential Candidate Dwight Eisenhower in Wheeling
Front Page of Eisenhower Day Schedule (Revercomb Collection, Box 24)
"Ike Asks Nixon To Meet Him In Wheeling Today"
"Wheeling Ready To Receive Ike At 7:10 Tonight"
"Nixon Denies Guilt Of Wrong-Doing In Dramatic Radio Talk"
"Ike Declares Nixon Will Remain After Face-to- Face Meeting Here"
"Crowd Cheers Dramatic Ike, Nixon Meeting"
"Many Ike Supporters Didn't Get to See Him"
"Highlights of Ike Visit"
"Ike Is Unable To Meet Crowd For Reception"
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