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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Life of Nelson A. Rockefeller.
New York : Doubleday, 1996
|Named Person:||Nelson A Rockefeller; Nelson A Rockefeller; Nelson A Rockefeller; Nelson A Rockefeller|
|Material Type:||Biography, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|Description:||xx, 875 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm|
|Contents:||Worlds to conquer, 1908-1958. 1996.|
Position within the family, and then broke a family taboo by taking his ambition to the forbidden world of politics. Handsome, ferociously energetic, charming, and ruthless, Rockefeller had a rapacious appetite for life - and for power - that showed itself in the stunning breadth of his activities and in the daring of his ideas. Nelson's sunny, optimistic demeanor masked a Machiavellian mind. At a young age he wrested control of the Rockefeller Center project from his.
Father's minions, turned the Museum of Modern Art into a world-class institution, used a midlevel bureaucratic position during World War II to run the affairs of an entire continent; through pure ego and drive he bent the United Nations conference to his will and redirected the path of history. Nelson A. Rockefeller's fierce drive to achieve would have a profound effect on a city, a state, a nation, and the world. Reich enjoyed unprecedented access to the Rockefeller.
Family archives, scrutinized FBI and FOIA files, and interviewed over three hundred individuals for the book, including many who had never spoken about Rockefeller for the record.
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