Ray Price (speechwriter)
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Raymond Kissam Price, Jr. (May 6, 1930 – February 13, 2019) was an American writer who was the chief speechwriter for U.S. President Richard Nixon, working on both inaugural addresses, his resignation speech, and Gerald Ford's pardon speech.
Raymond Kissam Price, Jr.
May 6, 1930
New York City, New York
|Died||February 13, 2019 (aged 88)|
Manhattan, New York City, U.S.
|Alma mater||Yale University, B.A., 1951|
|Parent(s)||Raymond Kissam Price|
Beth (Porter) Price
Price wrote a retrospective on the presidency titled With Nixon and assisted Nixon in the writing of several books. John Dean mentioned Price as one person suspected (wrongly, as it happened) of having been Deep Throat. For 19 years, Price was a member of the Economic Club of New York.
- Collier's magazine, New York City, assistant to editor, 1955–1957
- Life magazine, New York City, reporter, 1957
- New York Herald Tribune, New York City, member of editorial staff, 1957–1964, editor of editorial page, 1964–1966
- assistant to Richard M. Nixon, 1967–1969, special assistant, 1969–1973, special consultant, 1973–1974, 1980. Writer. Chief speechwriter for President Nixon
- Fellow at John F. Kennedy Institute of Politics, Harvard University, 1977
- visiting fellow at American Enterprise Institute, 1977
- Nixon Professor at Whittier College, Whittier, California, 1978.
- New York Times Book Review, November 20, 1977;
- Newsweek, November 28, 1977;
- New York Review of Books, April 6, 1978.
- Martin, Douglas (February 14, 2019). "Raymond K. Price Jr., a Key Nixon Speechwriter, Is Dead at 88". The New York Times. New York City. Retrieved February 14, 2019.
- Robbins, Alexandra (2002). Secrets of the Tomb: Skull and Bones, the Ivy League, and the Hidden Paths of Power. Boston: Little, Brown and Company. ISBN 0-316-72091-7.
- New York : Viking Press, 1977. ISBN 0-670-77672-6
- Shapiro, Gary (2007-06-07). "A Century Of Serious Conversation". The New York Sun. Retrieved 2008-11-23.