Nixon: Never Look Back

Ten years later, the only President ever to resign is still seeking a role

At 5 a.m. the sun is not even up yet. There is just the first yellowing grayness in the sky, beyond the oak trees at the edge of the garden. But for Richard Nixon it is no time to be sleeping. He gets up early, as he always has. Up, up to shower, to shave, to reach for a fresh shirt and a necktie, always a necktie. Then he pads down the stairs of his 15-room, $1 million stone-and-red-wood...

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