Richard Nixon: the life [First edition] 9780385537353, 9780385537360, 0385537352, 0385537360

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Richard Nixon: the life [First edition]
 9780385537353, 9780385537360, 0385537352, 0385537360

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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