Episode 37: Richard Nixon and Yorba Linda

S1 E40 Ronald Reagan and Tampico Visiting the Presidents

Heading to the Prairie State for the first and only time, for the birthplace of Ronald Reagan, 40th President of the United States! Like many before him, Ronald used his sunny optimism and ambition to cover some dark times in his past. Learn about his difficult childhood, his sudden fame, and turn to politics, as well as what happened to his birthplace!Check out the website at VisitingthePresidents.com for visual aids, links, past episodes, recommended reading, and other information! (Episode Page: https://visitingthepresidents.com/2021/10/19/episode-40-ronald-reagan-and-tampico/   )\\Support the show (https://paypal.me/VisitingPresidents?locale.x=en_US)
  1. S1 E40 Ronald Reagan and Tampico
  2. S1 E39 Jimmy Carter and Plains
  3. S1 E38 Gerald Ford and Omaha
  4. S1 E37 Richard Nixon and Yorba Linda
  5. BONUS! How I Spent My Summer…of Presidential Travels (Part I)!

We are heading to the Golden State for the first time, and the birthplace of gloomy Richard Nixon, 37th President of the United States, in Yorba Linda, in the sunny climes of Southern California! Few Americans have been as analyzed psychologically, or had a more lasting legacy on our foreign policy and powers of the Presidency. Learn about Nixon’s childhood and education, as well as his political rise.

Article on Richard Nixon Birthplace from the National Park Service.

Virtual Tour of the Richard Nixon Birthplace from the Nixon Foundation.

Video on the Richard Nixon Birthplace from CSPAN.

From My August 2016 Visit!

From My November 2017 Visit!

The diorama of the Birthplace from the Richard Nixon Library and Museum.
The upstairs bedroom in the Richard Nixon Birthplace is were Richard and his brothers would sleep from OC Register.
Birthplace marker.
Birthplace home painting by Charles Wysocki, sold in the Library.
Richard Nixon Portrait by James Anthony Wills.

Richard Nixon Birthplace: 18001 Yorba Linda Boulevard, Yorba Linda, CA.

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I'm a Professor of History at Central Arizona College and someone who loves history and travel; my new blog will combine those interests!

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