McClure was in a group of around 12 individuals invited to Richard Nixon's home to celebrate his Whittier College graduation. McClure was a founding member of the Lancer society at Whittier College. He was also a member of the Glee club on campus with Nixon.
Arena, C. (1972). R. Harley McClure (September 29, 1972). Retrieved from https://poetcommons.whittier.edu/nixon/271