Just a recollection from retired journalist Bonnie Angelo, who, in an interview with me, confirmed the story she told Fulsom: In 1972, she saw a tipsy Nixon pull Rebozo into a group photo at a Florida restaurant and hold his hand for “upwards of a minute.”That's all you've got, Don? Nixon was a profound introvert whose anxiety spiked when anyone pointed a camera or microphone at him. Bet he grabbed Rebozo's hand and forgot to let go after his brain went into hyper-observing, -calculating overdrive. This two-fisted pre-presidential handshake with Jackie Robinson looks like a semi-permanent arrangement as well. Mrs. Robinson would gladly set you straight, as it were, if you have any suspicions.
Friday, January 27, 2012
A One-Source Donniebrook
According to Mark Feldstein, who says Richard Nixon was "crafty, criminal, self-pitying, vengeful, paranoid," but not gay (not that it would matter if he were), sensational claims about 37's sexuality and a possible affair with Bebe Rebozo published in Don Fulsom's new book (out Tuesday) come down to this: