Sandwich Earns Immortality in 'Weird Illinois' Some history really is stale. But none more than the slice dear to Steve Jenne. During the 1960 presidential campaign, Richard Nixon made a stop in Sullivan, Ill. Nixon ate half a buffalo sandwich, and the rest went in the trash. Jenne rescued it and preserved it in his freezer. But history will long remember his bold act. His sandwich earned him a place in the recently published book, Weird Illinois.

Sandwich Earns Immortality in 'Weird Illinois'

Sandwich Earns Immortality in 'Weird Illinois'

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Some history really is stale. But none more than the slice dear to Steve Jenne. During the 1960 presidential campaign, Richard Nixon made a stop in Sullivan, Ill. Nixon ate half a buffalo sandwich, and the rest went in the trash. Jenne rescued it and preserved it in his freezer. But history will long remember his bold act. His sandwich earned him a place in the recently published book, Weird Illinois.

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Some history really is stale. But none more than the slice dear to Steve Jenne. During the 1960 presidential campaign, Richard Nixon made a stop in Sullivan, Illinois. Nixon ate half a buffalo sandwich, and the rest went in the trash. Jenne rescued it and preserved it in his freezer. But history will long remember his bold act. His sandwich earned him a place the recently published book, Weird Illinois.

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