This week historian Paul Carter debuted his newly published book Richard Nixon: California’s Native Son at the Nixon Library. This biography takes an in-depth look at Richard Nixon’s formative years in Southern California, sharing what Carter describes as “the All-American story you have never heard before.”

Bold, confident and full of hustle are adjectives Mr. Carter uses to show Richard Nixon from a new perspective while sharing a myriad of examples that demonstrate how the thirty-seventh president embodied these qualities.

Mr. Carter spent over a decade conducting deep research which included interviewing many of Richard Nixon’s closest and most guarded associates, scouring through oral histories at Cal State Fullerton and utilizing the Nixon Library’s vast archival collections.

Whether you have studied President Nixon or are just learning about his legacy, this biography offers fresh insight and covers unexplored facets of Nixon’s formative years.

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Purchase a signed copy of Richard Nixon: California’s Native Son at Nixon Library Store here.