Season 2, Episode 37-Richard Nixon and La Casa Pacifica

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  1. S2 E40 Ronald Reagan and Rancho del Cielo
  2. S2 E39 Jimmy Carter and the Carter Home
  3. S2 E38 Gerald Ford and Alexandria
  4. S2 E37 Richard Nixon and La Casa Pacifica
  5. S2 E36 Lyndon Johnson and the LBJ Ranch

West Coast, Best Coast? Richard Nixon sought to make the Presidency truly continental by setting up shop in his home state of California! Learn about Richard Nixon’s political rise; his election and Presidency; his wife, Pat, and daughters; and his homes in California, Florida, and New Jersey!

Be sure to check out Richard Nixon’s “Visiting the Presidents” Episode from Season 1, “Richard Nixon and Yorba Linda”!

“Richard Nixon’s Former ‘Western White House'” from Mansion Global.

“See Inside Richard Nixon’s Western White House” from Parade.

“Nixons See Key Biscayne Home” from New York Times.

“Nixon in New York” from Washington Post.

“Bergen County became Richard Nixon’s Adopted Home” from North Jersey Record.

From My April 2022 Visit!

At the Richard Nixon Museum and Library

Parade magazine‘s photo of La Casa Pacifica.
La Casa Pacifica from San Clemente Times
The NIxons in La Casa Pacifica living room

Inside La Casa Pacifica from Parade magazine

Richard Nixon Key Biscayne Home

Richard Nixon in New Jersey

Richard Nixon greeting Trick-or-Treaters in Park Ridge.

Richard Nixon Home: La Casa Pacifica, 4100 Calle Isabella, San Clemente, California.

Recommended Reading for Richard Nixon

Michael Dobbs, King Richard: Nixon and Watergate, An American Tragedy.
Evan Thomas, Being Nixon: A Man Divided.
Stephen Ambrose, Nixon: The Triumph of a Politician, 1962-1972.
Rick Perlstein, Nixonland: The Rise of a President and the Fracturing of America.
Richard Nixon, In the Arena: A Memoir of Victory, Defeat, and Renewal.

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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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