Tag Archives: Helen Gahagan Douglas

Tricky Dick and the Pink Lady 9

I finished Greg Mitchell’s Tricky Dick and the Pink Lady: Richard Nixon vs. Helen Gahagan Douglas—-Sexual Politics and the Red Scare, 1950.  This book is about Richard Nixon’s 1950 race for the U.S. Senate against Democrat Helen Gahagan Douglas.  I … Continue reading

Posted in Communism, Politics | Tagged ,

Tricky Dick and the Pink Lady 7

I have three items for my write-up today on Tricky Dick and the Pink Lady: Richard Nixon vs. Helen Gahagan Douglas—-Sexual Politics and the Red Scare, 1950, a book about Richard Nixon’s 1950 race for the U.S. Senate against Democrat … Continue reading

Posted in Communism, Movies, Politics, Ronald Reagan | Tagged , , , , , , , ,

Tricky Dick and the Pink Lady 5

I have three items for my write-up today on Greg Mitchell’s Tricky Dick and the Pink Lady: Richard Nixon vs. Helen Gahagan Douglas—-Sexual Politics and the Red Scare, 1950. 1.  As I said in my last post on Mitchell’s book, … Continue reading

Posted in Communism, Political Philosophy, Politics, Race | Tagged , , , , , ,

Tricky Dick and the Pink Lady 4

I have three items for my write-up today on Greg Mitchell’s Tricky Dick and the Pink Lady: Richard Nixon vs. Helen Gahagan Douglas—-Sexual Politics and the Red Scare, 1950. 1.  When I was blogging through Irwin Gellman’s The Contender, I … Continue reading

Posted in Asperger's, Autism, Communism, Life, Political Philosophy, Politics, Religion | Tagged , , , , , , ,

Tricky Dick and the Pink Lady 2

I have four items for my write-up today on Greg Mitchell’s Tricky Dick and the Pink Lady: Richard Nixon vs. Helen Gahagan Douglas—-Sexual Politics and the Red Scare, 1950.  It’s about Richard Nixon’s 1950 U.S. Senate campaign against liberal Democrat … Continue reading

Posted in History, Political Philosophy, Politics, Ronald Reagan | Tagged , ,

Tricky Dick and the Pink Lady 1

I started Greg Mitchell’s 1998 book, Tricky Dick and the Pink Lady: Richard Nixon vs. Helen Gahagan Douglas—-Sexual Politics and the Red Scare, 1950.  The book is about Richard Nixon’s 1950 run for the U.S. Senate against liberal Democrat Helen … Continue reading

Posted in Communism, History, Political Philosophy, Politics, Race | Tagged , ,

Six Crises 2

In this post, I’ll talk some about Richard Nixon’s discussion of the Alger Hiss case in his 1962 book, Six Crises.  As I said yesterday, Nixon filled in a few of the gaps in my knowledge about the case (although … Continue reading

Posted in Communism, History, Political Philosophy, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , ,

Ambrose’s Nixon: The Education of a Politician 7

My latest reading of Stephen Ambrose’s Nixon: The Education of a Politician covered Richard Nixon’s 1950 race against liberal Democratic Representative Helen Gahagan Douglas for the U.S. Senate. How did Ambrose’s narrative about this particular election compare with that of … Continue reading

Posted in Communism, Health Care, Political Philosophy, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Contender: Richard Nixon, The Congress Years 16

I finished Irwin Gellman’s The Contender: Richard Nixon, The Congress Years, 1946-1952.  I have a couple of items to discuss, then I’ll give my overall impression of the book. 1.  In my write-ups on Gellman’s book, I haven’t gone into … Continue reading

Posted in History, Political Philosophy, Politics | Tagged , , , ,

The Contender: Richard Nixon, The Congress Years 11

My latest reading of Irwin Gellman’s The Contender: Richard Nixon, The Congress Years, 1946-1952 was about Richard Nixon’s 1950 campaign for the U.S. Senate against Democrat Helen Gahagan Douglas.  A big issue in that campaign was on whether or not … Continue reading

Posted in Communism, History, Political Philosophy, Politics, Race | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment