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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

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Tricky Dick and the Pink Lady 3

I have two items for my write-up today on Greg Mitchell’s book about the 1950 U.S. Senate race in California between Republican Richard Nixon and Democrat Helen Gahagan Douglas.  The book is entitled Tricky Dick and the Pink Lady: Richard … Continue reading

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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

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Ambrose’s Nixon: The Education of a Politician 5

I have three items for my write-up today on Stephen Ambrose’s Nixon: The Education of a Politician. 1.  I read about Richard Nixon’s 1946 run for Congress against Democratic Congressman Jerry Voorhis.  Ambrose overlaps with Irwin Gellman on certain issues, … Continue reading

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The Contender: Richard Nixon, The Congress Years 15

I have two items for my write-up today on Irwin Gellman’s The Contender: Richard Nixon, The Congress Years, 1946-1952. 1.  One narrative that Gellman seeks to refute says that, in 1952, Nixon was waffling in whom he was supporting to … Continue reading

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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

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The Contender: Richard Nixon, The Congress Years 9

For my write-up today on The Contender: Richard Nixon, The Congress Years, 1946-1952, I’ll use as my starting point something that Irwin Gellman says on page 266.  The context was a debate that Richard Nixon had on television about the … Continue reading

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