SEQUELS: Still More Pain for the Nixons

Even before escaping into seclusion at San Clemente nearly two years ago, Pat Nixon surprised a group of reporters by conceding that her life was not a bed of roses. "I don't tell all," she said. In fact, during Richard Nixon's tumultuous career, she endured her private agonies with unfailing public dignity. Thus when she suddenly felt weak as she sat reading on a patio one afternoon last week, it was typical of Pat that she complained to no one. She simply went to bed early.

The next morning it was apparent that something was seriously wrong with the former First...

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