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Great Slips of the Tongue in U.S. Politics

Book of Lists, 1980 by Irving Wallace, Wm. Morrow & Co. NY, NY

Great Slips of the Tongue in U.S. Politics

1. "The United States has much to offer the third world war." (Ronald Reagan in 1975, speaking on Third World countries; he repeated the error nine times).

2. "Thank you, Governor Evidence." (President Richard M. Nixon, referring to Washington State Gov. Daniel Evans in a speech during the Watergate period).

3. "I hope that Spiro Agnew will be completely exonerated and found guilty of the charges against him." (John Connally, in a 1973 speech).