Podcast Interview: "The Modern Law Library"

I was a guest on ABA Journal's "Modern Law Library" podcast to talk "Nixon in New York." It was a blast - albeit weird being on the other side of an interview, for once. 

"Nixon in New York:" A new book looks at how a law firm stint revived his political and presidential prospects. (ABA Journal excerpt)

 Richard Nixon campaigns in Chicago in 1968 (image via  WikiMedia Commons ).

Richard Nixon campaigns in Chicago in 1968 (image via WikiMedia Commons).

An excerpt of Nixon in New York that was published in the May issue of ABA Journal. Thanks to my wonderful colleagues at the Journal for running it!

Rudy

Rudy

On Thursday, former New York mayor and presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani announced he would be joining President Donald Trump's legal team. Giuliani, like Trump, a twice-divorced former Democrat who had, previously, advocated on behalf of abortion rights, gun control, and gay rights,  had once been a summer associate at Nixon Mudge. And like the firm namesake, Giuliani had tried to join a law firm in preparation for making a run for Presidency in 2008. In this latest excerpt from Nixon in New York: How Wall Street Helped Richard Nixon Win the White Houseread all about how it didn't work out so well for him. 

Anna Chennault 1925-2018

Anna Chennault 1925-2018

Anna Chennault passed away on March 30, 2018 at the age of 94. The Chinese-born journalist and political power broker played a major role in Richard Nixon's 1968 Presidential campaign. Read an excerpt about her and Nixon from my upcoming book: Nixon in New York: How Wall Street Helped Richard Nixon Win the White House.

Nixon Mudge

Nixon Mudge

Richard Nixon had decided to leave California and move to New York after his devastating loss in the 1962 gubernatorial election. But what would he do once he got to the Big Apple? Read another excerpt from my upcoming book, Nixon in New York: How Wall Street Helped Richard Nixon Win the White House. 

The Last Press Conference (Part I)

The Last Press Conference (Part I)

An excerpt from my upcoming book, Nixon in New York: How Wall Street Helped Richard Nixon Win the White House. This section marks one of the most famous concession speeches in American politics - and one that, by all rights, should have ended Nixon's political career once and for all. Of course, things didn't exactly work out that way...