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TV viewers of the debate found his performance to be a shadow of what radio listeners thought it was.
TV viewers saw the five o'clock shadow.
Producer Don Hewitt wanted Nixon to wear make-up because he knew how bad he'd come across on TV and didn't want to be accused of bias. Nixon refused, thinking it was unmanly.JFK is said to have accepted--not that he needed it.
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