Images from past presidential debates

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Vice President Richard M. Nixon is shown in a televison image as he stands at lectern during the nationally televised first of four presidential debates with Sen. John F. Kennedy, Democratic nominee, held in Chicago, Ill., Sept. 26, 1960. For the first time in US history a debate between presidential candidates is shown on television. (AP Photo)

October 06, 2012 9:00 pm  • 

About this blog

"Tales from the Morgue" is a way for the Star to share stories from the treasure trove of information held in its old files.

Johanna Eubank, aka the Morgue Lady, was a research assistant in the Star Library — also known as News and Research Services — for 18 years before becoming an online content producer. She has had her share of sneezing fits after digging into dusty old files, so she's sure to find a few old stories to re-examine.

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