Peace Is At Hand

The Nixon daughters, feuding over their father's library, finally patch things up

Have two sisters ever been closer than Tricia and Julie Nixon? Tied by bonds of family, forged by political fires, they endured as daughters of the only American President to resign; they smile or wave or cry together in a thousand pictures, standing by their father and each other. Each was maid of honor for the other. Tricia, 56, says she trusted her sister so much that when Julie was writing her highly praised book about their mother, Tricia turned over her diary. That closeness has been strained this spring, as a battle over how to spend a $19 million bequest...

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