TITLE

WHO IS RICHARD NIXON?

AUTHOR(S)
Brashear, Ernest
PUB. DATE
September 1952
SOURCE
New Republic;9/1/52, Vol. 127 Issue 9, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents information on Presidential candidate Richard Nixon. The charming fairy tale about Richard Nixon's entrance into public life is nothing more than a fairy tale after all. As the story goes, a group of 100 public-spirited citizens made a newspaper appeal for a Congressional candidate they could support in the 12th California District in the election of 1946. The young, curly-haired Nixon, then a lieutenant-commander in the Navy, responded by flying home just in time to appear at the 100's last meeting for interviewing prospects. He made his 10-minute pitch, as had other hopefuls, received 88 of the 100 votes and was made the group's unanimous choice for the job.
ACCESSION #
14504323

 

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