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Gracie Allen's 'Surprise' White House Run

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Gracie Allen's 'Surprise' White House Run

Gracie Allen's 'Surprise' White House Run

Gracie Allen's 'Surprise' White House Run

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NPR's Scott Simon notes that in the 1940 presidential race, comedienne Gracie Allen ran as a less-than-serious candidate. We hear her read from the platform of her Surprise Party.