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By Melvin Small

This spouse deals an outline of Richard M. Nixon’s lifestyles, presidency, and legacy, in addition to a close examine the evolution and present country, of Nixon scholarship.

  • Examines the valuable arguments and scholarly debates that encompass his time period in office
  • Explores Nixon’s legacy and the historic value of his years as president
  • Covers the whole variety of issues, from his campaigns for Congress, to his profession as Vice-President, to his presidency and Watergate
  • Makes vast use of the new 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: learn with no 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 good 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 financial 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 international coverage evaluate (pages 343–361): Jussi M. Hanhimaki
Chapter Twenty Nixon and Kissinger (pages 362–379): Robert D. Schulzinger
Chapter Twenty?One The Vietnam conflict (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 USA 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 snapshot: a short background (pages 519–545): David Greenberg
Chapter Twenty?Nine The Nixon Tapes (pages 546–562): Sahr Conway?Lanz

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Provided this is read with the author’s rehabilitative intent in mind, it makes a worthy contribution to the Nixon literature. Black’s former eminence in the publishing world gave him access to his subject, whom he interviewed on several occasions, and many individuals connected with the Nixon administration. This at once represents a strength and weakness of the book. Black has a good understanding of leadership and power that informs his advocacy of Nixon, but he is also too prone to pontificate on how he would have handled matters more effectively had he been in Nixon’s shoes.

Property was available in nearby Santa Fe Springs for $10,000. “Hannah wanted to buy, but Frank held off. Oil was discovered on the site and, if he had bought the place when he had the opportunity, he would have been a very wealthy man” (Gardner 1952: 21, 22). This tale of a lost opportunity for wealth appeared in nearly every Nixon biography. Gardner’s chapter on Nixon’s wartime service was instructive. ” Lieutenant Nixon and his contingent were reportedly under constant bombardment for twenty-eight days.

Indd 28 2/10/2011 9:50:03 AM T H E P R E - P O L I T I C A L Y E A R S , 1913–1945 29 “Fighting Quaker” represented perhaps a “final draft,” rather than a finished work. With some polishing, it could have been suitable for publication, but a horrible personal tragedy intervened. The San Francisco Chronicle reported on November 12, 1959, that Charles Richard Gardner bludgeoned his wife and two daughters to death at their Pebble Beach, California home. He then shot himself to death. There was no realistic chance for publication after these horrific events occurred.

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