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Richard Nixon : the life

by Farrell, John A. (Author)

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"Brilliantly researched, authoritatively crafted by a prize-winning biographer, and lively on the page, this is the Nixon we've been waiting for. Richard Nixon opens with young Navy lieutenant "Nick" Nixon returning from the Pacific and setting his cap at Congress, an idealistic dreamer seeking to b... Full description

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Table of Contents:
  • The dragon slayer
  • "I had to win"
  • As American as Thanksgiving
  • Death, God, love, and war
  • A kind of man the country needs
  • HUAC
  • A tragedy of history
  • The Pink Lady
  • The Great Train Robbery
  • Checkers
  • A candidate for the little man
  • McCarthy
  • The new Nixon
  • The desolate night of man's inhumanity
  • The field of pending battle
  • Nixon vs. Kennedy
  • Wilderness
  • The greatest comeback
  • Nixon's war
  • Not fish nor fowl
  • Drawing the sword
  • The road to Watergate
  • The week that changed the world
  • A third-rate burglary
  • A fairly reasonable interval
  • Cancer on the presidency
  • The final days
  • Exile.
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