Book Discussion on The Nixons: A Family Portrait

Edward Nixon talked about the book he wrote with co-author Karen Olson, The Nixons: A Family Portrait (Book Publishers Network; March 2,… read more

Edward Nixon talked about the book he wrote with co-author Karen Olson, The Nixons: A Family Portrait (Book Publishers Network; March 2, 2009). In his book the younger brother of former president Richard Nixon provides an inside look at the only U.S. president to resign the office. He also shares pieces of the Nixon family life previously unrevealed to the public. Mr. Nixon reacted to video clips of Richard Nixon’s August 9, 1968, speech accepting the presidential nomination; President Nixon’s farewell to the staff in the White House on August 9, 1974; President Ford’s pardon speech on September 8, 1974; and former President Nixon’s “Booknotes” interview on February 4, 1992. Other video clips were shown in the background. Photographs were also shown. Mr. Nixon responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

Mr. Nixon is chairman of Pyron Solar Advisory Board in San Diego. Edward Nixon has served as an adviser to companies in field of earth science. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Book Discussion on The Nixons: A Family Portrait

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Apr 26, 2009
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