If Ginger on Gilligan’s Island had discovered Richard M. Nixon beneath a palm tree, the surprise would have been no more shocking than the contents revealed in author Gordon Lore’s treasure chest of memories.
Coincidentally, he knew both Tina Louise and Nixon. For fifty years, he associated with an eclectic mix of fascinating people you would nowadays expect to find in a time capsule, such as President Harry S. Truman, James Cagney, Robert Mitchum, Rita Hayworth, Claire Bloom, John F. and Robert F. Kennedy, then-Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson, the Duke of Windsor, Anne Revere, Lesley Ann Warren, the Star Trek: The Next Generation main cast (Patrick Stewart, LeVar Burton, Jonathan Frakes, Brent Spiner), Joe DiMaggio, and more.
Burl Ives, whose “A Holly, Jolly Christmas” still resonates through shopping mall loudspeakers, once sang to him; Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient Frank Gehry discussed architecture with him; Harry Wu debated human rights with him; exorcist Dr. Antonia Rodriguez sermonized deliverance with him. From beautiful Chesapeake Bay shores to the halls of Washington power to a mineral water spa in Los Angeles, journey back through Gordon’s enjoyable and spiritually rewarding career.
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Gordon Lore’s other works include Mysteries of the Skies: UFOs in Perspective (1968), Strange Effects From UFOs (1969), The Earle Family of Newfoundland and the Birth of a Canadian Atlantic Province, and he is former Editor of The U.F.O. Investigator, The UFOR Newsletter, Public Utilities Fortnightly, The Rockwell News, the Corea Times, and Contemporary Dialysis & Nephrology, For Patients Only.