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Breach of faith : the fall of Richard Nixon

Author: Theodore H White; Atheneum (New York, N.Y.)
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Publishers, 1975.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This book describes Richard Nixon's rise and fall in politics.
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Genre/Form: History
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White, Theodore H. (Theodore Harold), 1915-1986.
Breach of faith.
New York : Atheneum Publishers, 1975
(OCoLC)565053249
Online version:
White, Theodore H. (Theodore Harold), 1915-1986.
Breach of faith.
New York : Atheneum Publishers, 1975
(OCoLC)608100247
Named Person: Richard M Nixon; Richard M Nixon; Richard M Nixon; Richard M Nixon
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Theodore H White; Atheneum (New York, N.Y.)
ISBN: 9780689106583 0689106580
OCLC Number: 1370091
Notes: Includes half title page and table of contents.
Description: 373 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Let justice be done --
The politics of manipulation --
Poor Richard : how things work --
The team : from politics to power --
The White House of Richard Nixon : from style to heresy --
The underground : from crime to conspiracy --
Victory 1972 : design for control --
The tapes : a tour inside the mind of Richard Nixon --
The systems respond : Spring 1973 --
Firestorm : Fall 1973 --
The question period : Winter-Spring 1974 --
Judgment : Summer 1974 --
Breach of faith --
Appendixes. The articles of impeachment --
Richard Nixon's farewell statement (August 8, 1974).
Responsibility: Theodore H. White.

Abstract:

This book describes Richard Nixon's rise and fall in politics.

The Nixon crisis of 1973-1974 threatened the nation in ways we did not immediately understand. Stripped of drama and confusion, however, the problem was that our President had placed himself above the law. The nation had to decide whether that could be allowed. This story starts with the last days of Richard Nixon in the White House -- as those closest recognized that he had deceived them and that they must force him out. The thread of manipulation is traced back to its origin 20 years earlier and shows how the Nixon team came to see politics as war in which no quarter was given, in which the White House was a command post where ordinary rules did not apply, where power could be used without restraint. -- Publisher description

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