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Imagine what would be, if history had occurred a bit differently. Who says it didn't, somewhere? These fictional news items explore that possibility. Written by Alternate Historian
In 1959, Wisconsin Sen. Joseph McCarthy announces his intention to run again for the presidency.
The move infuriates Vice-President Richard Nixon, who intends to announce his own candidacy and now fears a bruising fight in the Republican primaries, one potentially worse than that of '56 because Nixon is much less personally popular than Eisenhower. 'That'--expletive deleted--'SOB may have just handed the White House to the'--expletives deleted--'Democrats!' he rages.