Month: March 2019

  • 17 Mar

    Pat Nixon & St. Patrick’s Day

    Thelma Catherine Ryan Nixon was born in 1912 on the eve of St Patrick’s Day which pleased her Irish father Thus, she was fondly nicknamed “Pat”

    I had the honor of meeting First Lady Pat Nixon when I…

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  • 4 Mar

    The Smithies and the Harvard Man

    On this day in 1933, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was inaugurated as the 32nd President of the United States It was the first of four inaugurations for him – unprecedented by a president Never before and never after…

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