Roger Ailes in 1968 as Nixon Campaign Staffer By Josh Marshall | April 21, 2018 2:00 p.m. JOIN TPM FOR JUST $1 Roger Ailes, October 16th, 1968, campaign staff working for candidate Richard Nixon. OCTOBER 16: Roger Ailes, campaign committee member for Republican presidential candidate Richard M. Nixon, is pictured on Oct. 16, 1968. (Photo by Ed Farrand/The Boston Globe via Getty Images) Josh Marshall (@joshtpm) is editor and publisher of TPM. Have a tip? Send it Here!