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What US president was called 'Gloomy Gus' in law school due to his sober demeanor?

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President Nixon was called 'Gloomy Gus' in law school due to his sober demeanor.

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Duke Law School was Nixon's next training ground in persistence, success and frustration. His classmates called him "Gloomy Gus." He lived frugally, studied endlessly and never walked away from a classroom confrontation.


Feb 18 2008, 6:02 PM
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