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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

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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 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

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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

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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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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

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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

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Six Crises 15

I finished Richard Nixon’s 1962 book, Six Crises.  I read the appendix, which has three speeches that Richard Nixon gave when he was Vice-President: One in Great Britain, one in the Soviet Union, and one as the Republican candidate for … Continue reading

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Six Crises 14

My latest reading of Richard Nixon’s 1962 book, Six Crises, focused on Nixon’s response to losing the 1960 Presidential election. Nixon tries to be a good loser.  Well, actually, he says that he hates losing, and he also has a … Continue reading

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Six Crises 13

On pages 367-368 of his 1962 book Six Crises, Richard Nixon talks about the religion issue in the 1960 Presidential election, specifically the fears that a number of Americans had that John F. Kennedy, who was a Roman Catholic, would … Continue reading

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