Anyone recall Nixon's walk to the anti-war demonstration?

In a previous question, I raised the question of Nixon's sanity.

What is ALMOST AS STRANGE as Nixon's pre-dawn walk to the Lincoln Memorial to mumble a defense of his policies to bewildered anti-war demonstrators (completely different from what he wrote about the event), is that it has always received little attention. A story in the papers, and that was it. No SNL sketches, etc. Not talked about much.

Who did he walk with? One account says just his butler, but this mentions Secret Service.

Motive - I can only think it was to prove what he said "I will not be intimidated" - like philosophy and art majors were a threat to the Commander and Chief of Armed Forces.

Nixon - "The hotter things get, the cooler I get."

Although Nixon could be described as cool in a crisis, he was notorious for considering in the nuclear option.

To see proof - google "nixon photo demonstrators"

http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2011/1...

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  • Anonymous
    6 years ago

    No SNL sketches. Youngster. They were too busy making fun of Gerald Ford.

  • 6 years ago

    Not really..........I was more into hìs Watergate scandal, after I personally met Woodward and Bernstein.

  • Anonymous
    6 years ago

    No, I was not alive.

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