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Ray Price (speechwriter)
American speechwriter

Ray Price (speechwriter)

Ray Price (speechwriter)
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Intro American speechwriter
Is Speechwriter
From United States of America
Field Politics
Gender male
Birth 6 May 1930, New York City
Age 93 years
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Raymond Kissam "Ray" Price, Jr. (born 1930) was the chief speechwriter of U.S. President Richard Nixon, working on both inaugural addressess, his resignation speech, and Gerald Ford's pardon speech.
Born in New York City, USA, he graduated from Yale University in 1951, where he was a member of the Conservative Party of the Yale Political Union and Skull and Bones.
He wrote a retrospective on the presidency titled With Nixon (New York : Viking Press, 1977. ISBN 0-670-77672-6) and assisted Nixon in the writing of several books.
He was listed by John Dean as one person suspected to be Deep Throat.
He was president of the Economic Club of New York for 19 years.


  • Collier's magazine, New York City, assistant to editor, 1955–57
  • Life magazine, New York City, reporter, 1957
  • New York Herald Tribune, New York City, member of editorial staff, 1957–64, editor of editorial page, 1964–66
  • assistant to Richard M. Nixon, 1967–69, special assistant, 1969–73, special consultant, 1973–74, 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.

Other memberships

  • The Economic Club of New York
  • Overseas Press Club of America
  • Aurelian Honor Society
  • Federal City Club
  • Metropolitan Club
  • Yale Club
  • Skull and Bones Club

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