AKA Ronald Harold Nessen
Birthplace: Washington, DC
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Gerald Ford's press secretary
Took over as White House Press Secretary after Jerald F. ter Horst resigned in protest.
[T]he usually unflappable Ron Nessen of the Brookings Institution abruptly ended a conversation with Japan scholar Mindy Kotler by yelling, "Fuck you!" into the telephone and then slamming down the receiver. [...] Kotler acknowledged that she inadvertently accused Nessen, vice president for communication at Brookings, of working for presidents Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford. "I did not work for Nixon!" bellowed Nessen.
Wife: Johanna C. Neuman
University: Shepherd College, Shepherdstown, WV
University: BA, American University, Washington, DC
White House Press Secretary 1974-77
Brookings Institution Vice President of Communications 1999-
Kennedy Center Trustee Emeritus
Secret Service Codename Clam Chowder
Author of books:
It Sure Looks Different from the Inside (1978)
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