Whittier to the White House

A Victorian style house with a large yard.

Tour Stop #1 Original Milhous House Milhous residence, 13542 Starbuck Street. Franklin Milhous shipped all the lumber and materials from Indiana to build this beautiful home in 1897 when he…

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Why Nixon, Why Now?

Writer and historian of Richard Nixon.

I have been researching and writing about Richard Nixon since 2009. I am an attorney by training, not a professional writer. Well, that is not entirely true, since I am under contract with Potomac Books to publish Richard Nixon: California’s Native Son, I am a professional writer now. But growing up in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, admittedly in a Republican household, I never envisioned writing a biography on Richard Nixon. Truth be told, I never envisioned writing a biography of anyone.

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Mr. President: We Saved Your House

A house with a blue roof and white trim.

As reported in The Whittier Daily News, the proposed demolition of a significant historical home of Richard Nixon has been stopped!!! The Whittier City Council recently denied an application to…

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RIP Senator Bob Dole

President Nixon and Senator Dole, Oval Office,

I first met Senator Bob Dole in the summer of 1991 when I was interning on Capitol Hill. Walking past his Senate office in the Capitol building, for some reason…

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White House Church Services

As a Quaker growing up in Yorba Linda and Whittier, Richard Nixon attended church services four times a day on Sundays, plus Wednesday evenings. When he was a young attorney…

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Richard Nixon Plays the Rose Bowl

The Rose Bowl has played host to bands from rock and roll legends The Rolling Stones and U2 to current pop stars Justin Timberlake and Beyonce, and innumerable sporting events, including the Women’s World Cup Soccer, NFL Super Bowls, and the…

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