By Charles Stuart
The pain and pleasure of the 2004 Presidential crusade among Bush and Kerry echoed the mad frenzy of prior, low-tech campaigns. In vital methods, little has rather replaced within the basic nature of presidential campaigns, presidential politics, and presidential lives. In those pages, a Nixon guy stocks incidents and anecdotes that light up the interior workings of a presidential crusade and lifestyles within the White apartment, revealing touching moments and flashes of character from the arguable Nixon years.These are small goods, a few critical, a few funny; telling little moments not really to be addressed within the writings of extra recognized authors. it is a choice of the tales that give a contribution to the drama of a crusade, of perspectives from Pennsylvania street, and with them a few evaluations on numerous White condominium personalities.
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I bought 1000 yards of four-foot wide unbleached muslin and got a Young Republican organization to paint a continuous 25 Never Trust a Local message. On the night before the parade, the banner was hung with the aid of a rented cherry-picker truck. We distributed notices to all of the office buildings along the route. We were able to specify the time that Nixon would be at their location with confidence, because John Ehrlichman, the tour director, demanded exact adherence to the agreed upon schedule.
With all this, plus the reading carrel and his desk, his office was quite jammed. I, on the other hand, got the side with the windows and by default, the couch and the refrigerator. The only negative was that the chimney from the fireplace in the Oval Office was right outside my window. Given the President’s propensity for burning fires, the windows could not be opened without smoking up the office. Still, on the whole, I was quite pleased with the trade. ” Nixon was a law and order president and had promised the electorate that he would pass legislation that improved the safety and security of the cities.
The other tickets 34 8. Morgan and Madison Square would be spread around the city to insure a full house. This was done without the knowledge of the New York City Fire Marshall or the Garden management. The only problem was that there was a high probability, indeed, a certainty, that some of these tickets would find their way into the hands of protestors intent on disrupting the Nixon festivities. Here, Ed’s genius was demonstrated. Ed rented a large empty office several blocks away and decorated it with Nixon campaign posters.
Never Trust a Local: Inside Nixon's Campaign And the White House by Charles Stuart