Richard Nixon, the Quaker heritage

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StatementRalph E. Palmer interviewed by Mitch Haddad on May 20, 1970.
SeriesRichard M. Nixon oral history collection ;, section 8, ch. 8.
ContributionsHaddad, Mitch.
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 49527 (E)
The Physical Object
Pagination27 leaves.
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Open LibraryOL3246259M
LC Control Number83162388

From a Common Ground: Richard Nixon Quaker Heritage of Jessamyn West and Richard Nixon (California History, Vol.

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LXXIII, No. 3) Paperback – January 1, by Joseph Dmohowski (Author), Michael McCone (Editor)Author: Joseph Dmohowski. “Nixon's heritage featured what the author calls an ‘intensive’ Quaker upbringing (p.

45), a conversion experience at age thirteen, matriculation at Whittier College, and Sunday school teaching at the East Whittier Friends Church following his graduation from Duke University Law School.5/5(2).

Formally, Richard Nixon was a Quaker. He was member of East Whittier Friends Church, and he had Quaker heritage from his Milhous ancestors, represented, for him, by his mother. The other things—whether he’s a pacifist or not, whether he lives by the testimonies or not—are really not important, in his view of things, apparently.

These are just some highlights from Nixon’s First Cover‐Up. In this book Ingle provides rich detail and valuable perspective about this troubling Quaker politician, and along the way leads the reader into surreal byways of an epic, woeful, even operatic story.

Ingle’s unparalleled knowledge of Quakerism enables him to deftly point out how Nixon bent the traditional rules of the religion to suit his needs or, in some cases, simply ignored them entirely.

This theme of the constant contradiction between Nixon’s actions and his apparent religious beliefs makes Nixon’s First Cover-up truly. Richard Nixon’s First Cover-Up: His Quaker Religion.

A Review of Nixon’s First Cover-Up. By H. Larry Ingle. Richard Nixon University of Missouri Press. pages, cloth. $ A former Nixon speechwriter-turned newspaper columnist compared Nixon’s personality to a many-layered birthday cake: cut into his persona and there was layer after layer, after layer.

Richard Nixon Presidential Library White House Special Files Collection Folder List Box Number Folder Number Document Date Document Type Document Description 10 11 06/10/ Report The Ancestry of Richard Milhous Edition, (Continued in ).

53 pages of Wednesday, J Page 1 of 1. Nixon's upbringing was marked by evangelical Quaker observances of the time such as refraining from alcohol, dancing, and swearing. Nixon had four brothers: Harold (–33), Donald (–87), Arthur (–25), and Edward (–).Preceded by: Lyndon B. Johnson. Richard Milhous Nixon (January 9, – Ap ) was the 37th President of the United States, serving from to The only president to resign the office, Nixon had previously served as a US representative and senator from California and as the 36th Vice President of the United States from to The Richard Nixon genealogy involves an adult life in public service, working in both the U.S.

House of Representatives and the Senate before serving as vice president to Dwight D. Eisenhower. Nixon was well known for his brilliant work in foreign policy, bringing the Vietnam War to a final end and improving relations between the United States and China and Russia.

Nixon's first cover-up: the religious life of a Quaker president by Ingle, H. Larry (Homer Larry), Pages:   Richard Nixon — who, according to the book’s author, Larry Holcombe, was convinced that “a limited level of UFO disclosure” would ensure his place in.

Nixon's First Cover-up: The Religious Life of a Quaker President H. Larry Ingle University of Missouri Press, Jul 7, - Biography & Autobiography - pages.

Richard Milhous Nixon was born in at Yorba Linda, California, the son of Francis Anthony Nixon () and Hannah Milhous Nixon (). He married Patricia Thelma Ryan in They had two daughters, He was elected and served as President of the United States of America from to Richard Nixon described his mother as "a Quaker saint." She is acknowledged to have exerted a tremendous effect on her son's outlook throughout his life.

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In Nixon's final remarks at the White House on August 9,he stated about her, "Nobody will ever write a book, probably, about my mother.

Well, I guess all of you would say this about your mother -- my mother was a saint. Born: Hannah Elizabeth Milhous, March 7. President Nixon was a Quaker. President Nixon’s patrilineal line can be traced back to James Nixon, who was born, c.

in Cappagh, Tyrone, Ireland. President Nixon’s paternal grandfather was Samuel Brady Nixon (the son of George Nixon III and Margaret Ann Trimmer). Samuel was born in Pennsylvania. George was the son of George Nixon, Jr. and. Award-winning author and former Boston Globe correspondent John A.

Farrell will discuss his new book, Richard Nixon: The Life with Brian McGrory, editor of The Boston Globe. The ancestry of Richard Milhous Nixon [database on-line]. Provo, UT: Operations Inc,   He is author of Quakers in Conflict: The Hicksite Reformation (), First Among Friends: George Fox and the Creation of Quakerism (), and a forthcoming study of Richard Nixon’s religion.

An earlier version of this was published on our website in January   Formally, Richard Nixon was a Quaker. He was member of East Whittier Friends Church, and he had Quaker heritage from his Milhous. is part of a larger study of Richard Nixon's Quaker heritage.

2 Quaker History died inpuzzled over by many Americans if honored by many prominent political figures who flocked to his funeral in Yorba Linda book.

The Memoirs of Richard Nixon; Religion. Quaker is a surprising religion for Nixon. It teaches its followers to not drink or dance or swear, for one.

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But its quite liberal in a number of ways, such as allowing women to hold offices of influence in the church and, perhaps most famously, being radically pacifist. New York, NY: Warner Books, Nixon, Richard M. "From a Common Ground: The Quaker Heritage of Jessamyn West and Richard Nixon." Dear Prince: The Unexpurgated Counsels of N.

Machiavelli to Richard Milhous Nixon. New York, NY: American Heritage Press, Groisser. Forty years after Nixon\'s resignation from office, Ingle\'s work proves there remains much about the thirty-seventh president that the American public does not yet know.\/span>\"@ en\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema:description\/a> \" Richard Nixon\'s Evangelical Quaker Heritage -- Quaker Upbringing, to -- A Pivotal Decision: Nixon and.

At Odds: My Puritan and Quaker Heritage They were my 9th Great Grandparents (and 8th great grandparents of Winston Churchill and Richard Nixon, my second cousins, 8 generations removed) and their daughter, Provided, my 8th Great Grandmother. I wanted to know more and after several days of research I came upon the book.

Get this from a library. Nixon's first cover-up: the religious life of a Quaker's president. [H Larry Ingle] -- Have you ever thought you completely knew a story, inside and out, only to see some new information that shatters what you had come to accept as unquestioned fact.

Well, Richard Nixon is that story. Nixon’s father, Frank, came from a conservative Methodist background, but after marrying Hannah Milhous, joined a Quaker congregation.

According to Richard V. Pierard and Robert D. And soon after that, I began work on studying Nixon and his religion, and that produced a book published by the University of Missouri Press last June.

It’s entitled Nixon’s First Cover-Up: The Religious Life of a Quaker President. Richard Nixon was the 37th president of the United States.

He liked to keep a list of the first things he did. The Invincible Quest is an authoritative biography of one of the most accomplished and controversial leaders of the twentieth ing with Richard Nixon’s birth to Quaker parents in and ending with his death inConrad Black traces Nixon’s career, assessing both his achievements and the evolution of popular and historical thinking 5/5(1).

Never forget, the press is the enemy. The establishment is the enemy. The professors are the enemy. Professors are the enemy. Write that on a blackboard times and never forget it. Richard M. Nixon. Writing, Enemy, Never Forget. Nothing would please the Kremlin more than to have the people of this country choose a second rate president.

Quakers, also called Friends, are a historically Christian group of religious movements formally known as the Religious Society of Friends, Society of Friends or Friends fication: Protestant.Richard Nixon wrote to him that "The impact of my Quaker heritage on my personality has been underestimated'^ Aitken, 46).

Nixon was right: his religious background did have a crucial influence on him, though - as was the case with so much about the man - not exactly in the ways one might think, or Nixon might acknowledge.A new biography about Richard Nixon's personal life and political career is set to be published next book outlines Nixon's tortured upbringing and struggles with stress and.