Eisenhower, Taft, and the Texas Steal
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In this episode of Slate’sbite-sized podcast about presidential campaign history, chief political correspondent John Dickerson remembers the acrimonious fight between Sen. Robert Taft of Ohio and Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower for the 1952 Republican presidential nomination. Email: [email protected] This week’s show is sponsored by The Great Courses and its series “Turning Points in American History.” Order it at 80% off the original price by visiting thegreatcourses.com/whistlestop. Love Slate podcasts? Listen longer with Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, ad-free versions, exclusive podcasts, and more. Start your 2-week free trial at slate.com/podcastplus.