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The presidency of Richard Nixon

Author: Melvin Small
Publisher: Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, 1999.
Series: American presidency series.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Twenty-five years after Richard Nixon resigned from office, his legacy remains shrouded in controversy. His was a complex, inconsistent, and even contradictory presidency, shaped by the man's personality and political practices and played out during one of America's most turbulent eras. [The author] now draws on the latest archival releases to take a fresh look at Nixon and place his administration in proper  Read more...
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Small, Melvin.
Presidency of Richard Nixon.
Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, 1999
(OCoLC)655064885
Named Person: Richard M Nixon; Richard M Nixon; Richard M Nixon; Richard M Nixon
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Melvin Small
ISBN: 0700609733 9780700609734 0700612556 9780700612550
OCLC Number: 40861977
Description: xix, 387 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: ch. 1. Train whistles in the night --
ch. 2. Organizing the White House --
ch. 3. Ending America's longest war --
ch. 4. Great game --
ch. 5. Beyond the grand design --
ch. 6. Law and order --
ch. 7. Disraeli Redux --
ch. 8. Private President's public relations --
ch. 9. Road to reelection --
ch. 10. Watergate --
ch. 11. Running for ex-President.
Series Title: American presidency series.
Responsibility: Melvin Small.

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The author offers a balanced view of Nixon's character and accomplishments. He notes the achievements of Nixon's domestic programmes while criticizing some of his celebrated foreign policies, and  Read more...
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