Oct 12 Featured RMA Speaker: Dwight Chapin, Served as Personal Aide to Nixon

The Retired Men’s Association invites you to its meeting, October 12 at 11:00 am at the First Presbyterian Church, 37 Lafayette Place in Greenwich, for a talk presented by Dwight Chapin, author of “The President’s Man: The Memoirs of Nixon’s Trusted Aide.

From Richard Nixon’s, “You won’t have Nixon to kick around anymore,” in his 1962 California gubernatorial campaign through his world-changing trips to China and Russia and epic downfall, Dwight Chapin was at his side. He was with him in his most private and public moments.

Chapin served as Nixon’s personal aide and then as Deputy Assistant in the White House. He traveled with him, advised, strategized, campaigned, and learned from America’s most controversial President. While Chapin had no involvement in Watergate or in its cover-up, he nonetheless went to prison asa result of it.

Chapin’s story includes working with Henry Kissinger during his secret trip to China, working for Bob Haldeman, and meetings with Chou En-lai, Pat Nixon, Spiro Agnew, J. Edgar Hoover, Frank Sinatra, Roger Ailes, Coretta ScottKing, Elvis Presley and others.

Henry Kissinger notes, “The Presidents’ Man,” is an engaging provocative look at the Nixon presidency written by someone with unique experience in the Nixon White House.”

Dwight created Chapin Enterprises where he consulted and did public speaking.

He is a member of the Greenwich Retired Men’s Association. He and his wife Terry reside in Greenwich. They have five children and 15 grandchildren.

Please note: Attendees must show proof of vaccination and booster at the door for admittance.

The talk starts promptly at 11:00am. The program will also be shown on Webinar: bit.ly/30IBj21