…quoted in The New York Times, Aug. 3, 1969…
…[John] Ehrlichman was counsel and Assistant to the President for Domestic Affairs under Richard Nixon. “It’ll play in Peoria” was his explanation of a political move criticized in Washington, D.C…
On a billboard along U.S. 70 outside of Roswell, New Mexico:
It is Roswell, New Mexico.
Bob Yates said:
I’m from Peoria. Very few of the things Nixon did played well with this Peorian.
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