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By Melvin Small

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ISBN-13: 9781444330175

ISBN-10: 1444340956

ISBN-13: 9781444340952

This spouse bargains an outline of Richard M. Nixon’s existence, presidency, and legacy, in addition to an in depth examine the evolution and present kingdom, of Nixon scholarship.

  • Examines the relevant arguments and scholarly debates that encompass his time period in office
  • Explores Nixon’s legacy and the ancient value of his years as president
  • Covers the whole diversity of issues, from his campaigns for Congress, to his occupation as Vice-President, to his presidency and Watergate
  • Makes wide use of the hot paper and digital releases from the Nixon Presidential fabrics Project

Chapter One Nixon Biographies (pages 5–26): Iwan W. Morgan
Chapter The Pre?Political Years, 1913–1945 (pages 27–48): Joseph Dmohowski
Chapter 3 Pat Nixon (pages 49–67): Gil Troy
Chapter 4 The Congressional Years (pages 68–83): Anthony Rama Maravillas
Chapter 5 The Alger Hiss Case (pages 84–101): Athan G. Theoharis
Chapter Six The Richard Nixon Vice Presidency: study with out the Nixon Manuscripts (pages 102–121): Irwin F. Gellman
Chapter Seven The Election of 1960 (pages 122–140): W. J. Rorabaugh
Chapter 8 The Election of 1968 (pages 141–163): Melvin Small
Chapter 9 The Election of 1972 (pages 164–184): Rick Perlstein
Chapter Ten the executive Presidency (pages 185–201): Karen M. Hult
Chapter 11 Richard Nixon, the nice Society, and Social Reforms: A misplaced chance? (pages 202–211): Romain Huret
Chapter Twelve Civil Rights coverage (pages 212–234): Dean J. Kotlowski
Chapter 13 monetary coverage (pages 235–251): Nigel Bowles
Chapter Fourteen Political Realignment (pages 252–269): Robert Mason
Chapter Fifteen Nixon and the surroundings (pages 270–291): Paul Charles Milazzo
Chapter 16 Nixon and the Media (pages 292–310): Tim Kiska
Chapter Seventeen Nixon and Dissent (pages 311–327): Katherine Scott
Chapter Eighteen Nixon and Agnew (pages 328–342): Justin P. Coffey
Chapter Nineteen overseas coverage evaluate (pages 343–361): Jussi M. Hanhimaki
Chapter Twenty Nixon and Kissinger (pages 362–379): Robert D. Schulzinger
Chapter Twenty?One The Vietnam struggle (pages 380–399): Jeffrey P. Kimball
Chapter Twenty?Two Explorations of Detente (pages 400–424): Keith L. Nelson
Chapter Twenty?Three The China Card (pages 425–443): Evelyn Goh
Chapter Twenty?Four Nixon and Europe: Transatlantic coverage within the Shadow of different Priorities (pages 444–459): Luke A. Nichter
Chapter Twenty?Five Latin the United States and the search for balance (pages 460–477): Mark Atwood Lawrence
Chapter Twenty?Six Watergate (pages 479–498): Keith W. Olson
Chapter Twenty?Seven Nixon and Ford (pages 499–518): John Robert Greene
Chapter Twenty?Eight Nixon's photo: a short historical past (pages 519–545): David Greenberg
Chapter Twenty?Nine The Nixon Tapes (pages 546–562): Sahr Conway?Lanz

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Significantly absent from the roster of crises are the 1946 House election and the 1950 Senate election, in which Nixon earned a reputation for smear politics. The choice of “crises” as the construct for understanding his life in politics is itself suggestive of Nixon’s personal insecurities. The constancy of “battle,” a word often linked with crisis in the book, meant that he could never savor victory because of the recurrent threat of defeat. The source of his troubles is the Hiss case that left a “residue of hatred and hostility toward me” on the part of liberals and their media allies (Nixon 1962: 69).

For him, this was a legacy of Nixon’s Quaker upbringing – “his formation was exceptionally religious, his life dominated by family, church and school” (Longford 1980: 191). Jonathan Aitken’s study is the closest we have to an authorized biography of Nixon, who granted him sixty hours of interviews and extensive (but not complete) access to his papers. In many respects, the themes of the biography update those of the pre-Watergate genre. Devoting nearly twothirds of his book to the pre-presidential Nixon, Aitken emphasizes his rise from modest origins, his fortitude in the Hiss case, and his resiliency in dealing with crises and setbacks in his career.

Indd 31 2/10/2011 9:50:03 AM 32 JOSEPH DMOHOWSKI to create an intimate and personal biography. The text is complemented by copies of numerous pieces of meaningful correspondence (including the 1936 Christmas letter Nixon wrote to Grandmother Almira Milhous and his acceptance letter to Duke University Law School). g.

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