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History Happy Hour: Pat and Dick Nixon - World War II Love Letters Revealed

Richard Nixon was stationed in the Pacific theater during World War II, while his wife, Pat Nixon, remained in San Francisco working for the war effort. Throughout his tour, the pair wrote devotedly to each other: the contents of many of these letters have not been made public until now. Join us for History Happy Hour this Thursday at 5:30 pm to hear author Heath Hardage Lee share insights about the letters between Richard and Pat Nixon that chronicle the early years of their marriage!

History Happy Hour is a biweekly virtual program hosted by the White House Historical Association. Join us as experts weigh in on a variety of historical topics, share their insights, answer audience questions, and enjoy presidential-inspired libations.

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