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They are one of the most famous families of the twentieth century and yet there are still so many questions about who they really -- more.
Now a member of that -- -- offering some special insight Chris Wallace profiles our power player of the.
There is this idea that perhaps she was very reserved or.
Was in -- political life because of duty and didn't like it.
And that just isn't true she.
-- Nixon Eisenhower is talking about her mom and some of the misconceptions.
People have a -- these are the actual guys.
She works on this Centennial of her birth the Nixon library in California.
Has put together an exhibit at the tell pat -- remarkable -- That should belong to -- American people part of that story is how she started out.
This eighteen year old orphan.
In the depression.
Who decides the only thing that really matters is if I get an education.
And she went from the parent she met Richard Nixon and her life is part of history.
Even -- learned some things from the exhibit I knew that she at all had been some pictures -- in the movies but I don't know she had a excellent.
So I got to see that.
Again Pat Nixon never showed much affection in public.
But the exhibit displays for the first time -- love letters to each other.
My -- gonna Bernie Mac hamburger and he's talking about miss that a bomb when I look into the stars and so you know you have these two people she -- very practical and down to earth.
And he was the more romantic.
Some of the lasting images of Pat Nixon are -- ones of political defeats.
But her daughter says the real woman was a fighter.
Yes she was battered by what happened sixty was unfair she felt the election was stolen she hated pictures of that night.
Because it was the first and only time share for luster self control.
And yes -- resignation was devastating because she won my father to fight to the finish.
Because in her eyes he hadn't done anything wrong so I agree with you that there are -- images of Pat Nixon but when I remember her she's always laughing.
I had my hands up -- now had you know.
I mean I think pandemonium.
Is gonna break out right here because.
Pat Nixon was an active First Lady.
She visited more than eighty countries including China which sent those to panders to the US.
And she is credited with doing more to fill the White House -- American treasures than any First Lady except Dolly Madison.
But in public there was that sense of reserve.
My father always said that the interview he most wanted -- -- that he never got credit.
Was Pat Nixon right what -- she never -- story I think sometimes you can go on the air and do your tell all book.
She want to talk about what other people were doing she wasn't focused on herself.
As for -- she married David Eisenhower grandson of the president in 1968.
44 years later they have three children and a granddaughter.
And she doesn't shrank from her place in history.
If you want a lot of drama.
You couldn't you can rerun this -- story again and again and again and what does she think her famously private mother would have made of the celebration of her -- She would have so don't don't bother.
Just like she didn't even want to bother having a White House portrait but sometimes.
The historians in the family have to take overhead.
-- The Nixon library will celebrate the president's Centennial starting next January -- notre dad died just ten months after her mom.
She says she wasn't surprised because he was lost without now this program note Chris.
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