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Forbes: Personal Cars of the Presidents

Richard Nixon: Oldsmobile 98

Along with his wife’s “respectable Republican cloth coat,” Richard M. Nixon (1969-1974) referred to his trusty 1950 Oldsmobile 98 in the infamous “Checkers” speech, which was made to refute his acceptance of illegal campaign contributions to help obtain the nomination for vice-president in 1952.

(Photo via Forbes)

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