Presidents

"Pat Nixon: Embattled First Lady"

Mary Brennan

About the Program

Mary Brennan, history professor at Texas State University, recounts the life of former First Lady Pat Nixon (1912-1993).  The author utilized Mrs. Nixon's recently released papers to examine the personal and professional life of the private First Lady.  Mary Brennan speaks at the Nixon Presidential Library & Museum in Yorba Linda, California.

About the Authors

Mary Brennan

Mary Brennan is the author of Wives, Mothers and the Red Menace: Conservative Women and the Crusade against Communism and Turning Right in the Sixties: The Conservative Capture of the GOP.  She is a professor and chair of the history department at Texas State University. 


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"Pat Nixon: Embattled First Lady"

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  • Sunday, February 17th at 2:30pm (ET)
  • Sunday, January 13th at 4pm (ET)
  • Sunday, December 23rd at 1:30am (ET)
  • Friday, November 23rd at 6pm (ET)
  • Thursday, November 22nd at 12pm (ET)
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