“Even Richard Nixon Has Got Soul”

A great lyric, and perhaps an expression of bottomless Christian charity, because if Nixon had it, there’s not a one of us doesn’t. One of the many wonderful details in Rick Perlstein’s compulsively readable Nixonland is the following memo “To: Mrs. Nixon “From: The President”:

It wasn’t a love note. “With regard to RN’s room, what would be the most desirable is an end table like the one on the right side of the bed which will accommodate TWO dictaphones as well as a telephone…. In addition, he needs a bigger table on which he can work at night.”


Posted on Jul 27, 2008 in Asides, Cult of the Presidency | Comments

8 Responses to ““Even Richard Nixon Has Got Soul””

  1. Posted by: Brady Nixon Miller - 01/04/2010

    Gotta love this post. I am going to get my brother the Nixon Rubber Player! I hope he likes it.

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