The Day My Sister Greeted The Nixons At Nashville’s Airport

The Day My Sister Greeted The Nixons At Nashville’s Airport
As we expect President Obama in Nashville today, we started looking at past presidential visits. This photograph, now stuck to its frame was a staple in my household growing up. Like President Obama, As we expect President Obama in Nashville today, we started looking at past presidential visits. This photograph of my sister giving birthday flowers to Pat Nixon was a staple in my household growing up. Like President Obama, Richard Nixon was in the 5th year of his presidency when he visited nearly 40 years ago.Richard Nixon was in the 5th year of his presidency when he visited nearly 40 years ago.

As President Obama will be in Nashville today, we remember another presidential visit from 40 years ago: a celebration with a side of Watergate.

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What Are Middle Tennessee’s ‘Super’ Zip Codes?

What Are Middle Tennessee’s ‘Super’ Zip Codes?
37215, which includes Green Hills and Forest Hills has a medium income of just over $90,000, and it tops Middle Tennessee in education, with 73% having a college degree. Image: Wikimedia Commons

Taking in all of Middle Tennessee on the color coded map, it’s striking to see the education and income clustering south and southwest of downtown Nashville. Both measures drop dramatically outside the cluster.

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