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- University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 27.50
Was it an omen? Richard Nixon and the film industry arrived in Southern California in the same year, 1913. As Mark Feeney relates in this unusual and unusually absorbing book, Nixon and the movies have shared a long and complex history. Some of that history?the president's multiple screenings of Patton before and during the invasion of Cambodia,... more...
- Counterpoint 2013; US$ 25.99
While Richard Nixon's culpability for Watergate has long been establishedmost recently by PBS in 2003what's truly remarkable that after almost forty years, conventional accounts of the scandal still don't address Nixon?s motive. Why was President Nixon willing to risk his reelection with so many repeated burglaries at the Watergateand other Washington... more...
- Sussex Academic Press 2013; US$ 52.99
The Yom Kippur War was a watershed moment in Israeli society and a national trauma whose wounds have yet to heal some four decades later. In the years following the war many studies addressed the internal and international political background prior to the war, attempting to determine causes and steps by political players and parties in Israel, Egypt... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2008; US$ 99.99
The Nixon-Ford Era witnessed one of the most controversial presidential eras, yet despite all of the turmoil, progress was made. The Vietnam War eventually wound down, the Cold War went through a phase of dZtente, relations were established with China, civil rights progressed, the situation of African Americans and Native Americans improved, and Women's... more...
- Gerald Duckworth & Co 2014; US$ 8.74
2014 marks the 40th anniversary of Richard Nixon's resignation from the White House, and no book has captured the extraordinary upheaval of America during the Watergate years better than Elizabeth Drew's Washington Journal . The book that established Drew's reputation as one of the shrewdest and sharpest writers on American politics, Washington Journal... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2001; US$ 20.00
Who was Richard Nixon? The most amazing thing about the man was not what he did as president, but that he became president. In President Nixon, Richard Reeves has used thousands of new interviews and recently discovered or declassified documents and tapes -- including Nixon's tortured memos to himself and unpublished sections of H. R. Haldeman's... more...
- Free Press 1999; US$ 41.95
Richard Nixon said he wanted his administration to be "the best chronicled in history." But when Alexander Butterfield disclosed the existence of a voice-activated taping system to a Senate committee in July 1973, Nixon's White House and its recordings quickly became the most infamous in American history. The tapes dominated the final two years of... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2007; US$ 15.00
The Watergate scandal began with a break-in at the office of the Democratic National Committee at the Watergate Hotel on June 17, 1971, and ended when President Gerald Ford granted Richard M. Nixon a pardon on September 8, 1974, one month after Nixon resigned from office in disgrace. Effectively removed from the reach of prosecutors, Nixon returned... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2007; US$ 17.00
The most devastating political detective story of the century: the inside account of the two Washington Post reporters who broke the Watergate scandal, now with a 40th anniversary Afterword on the legacies of Watergate and Richard Nixon. This is the book that changed America. Published just months before President Nixon?s resignation, All the President?s... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 42.95
The second edition of Watergate: A Brief History with Documents presents a collection of relevant historic documents from Nixon's acceptance speech at the 1968 Republican National Convention to his 1974 pardon. Includes transcripts of recently-released Watergate tapes that reveal Nixon’s thoughts and reactions to events as they unfolded,... more...