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The Nixon defense : what he knew and when he knew it

Author: John W Dean; Joe Barrett
Publisher: [New York] : Penguin Audio, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : Biography : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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Based on Nixon's previously overlooked secret recordings--a revelatory new look at Watergate by one of its key figuresWatergate forever changed American politics, and in light of the revelations about the NSA's widespread surveillance program, the scandal has taken on new significance. Yet remarkably, four decades after he was forced to resign, no one has told the full story of Nixon's involvement in Watergate.
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Dean, John W. (John Wesley), 1938-
Nixon defense.
[United States] : Penguin Audio, [2014]
(OCoLC)881429319
Named Person: Richard M Nixon; John W Dean; John W Dean; Richard M Nixon
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: John W Dean; Joe Barrett
ISBN: 9780698153790 0698153790
OCLC Number: 884574557
Performer(s): Read by Joe Barrett.
Description: 1 online resource (1 sound file (26 hr., 28 sec.)) : digital
Contents: Part I. Covering up (June 20 to July 1, 1972) --
June 20, 1972 (Tuesday): before and after the 18 1/2-minute gap --
June 21, 1972 (Wednesday): creating the cover-up scenario --
June 22, 1972 (Thursday): first Watergate-related press conference --
June 23, 1972 (Friday): firing "the smoking gun" --
June 24 to July 1, 1972: Martha's breakdown, John's resignation and another scenario --
Part II. Containing (July 1972 through December 1972) --
July 6 to July 18, 1972: the call from Gray and a walk on the beach --
July 19 to August 18, 1972: concern over Magruder's testimony --
August 17 to September 15, 1972: investigations, indictment and the president meets with his White House counsel --
Late September through October 1972: Segretti merges with Watergate --
November 1 to December 30, 1972: reelection, reorganization, a Dean report considered, Chapin's departure and Dorothy Hunt's death --
Part III. Unraveling (January 1 to March 23, 1973) --
January 1973: keeping Magruder happy, giving Hunt assurances and the Watergate break-in trial --
February 3 to 23, 1973: Senate Watergate Committee and Gray's nomination --
February 27 to March 15, 1973: Nixon discovers his White House counsel and Gray puts me in the spotlight --
March 16 to 20, 1973: return of the Dean report, the Ellsberg break-in and Hunt's blackmail --
March 21 to 22, 1973: a cancer on the presidency and Nixon's response --
Part IV. The Nixon defense (March 23 to May 22, 1973) --
March 23 to April 13, 1973: options and indecision --
April 14 to 30, 1973: pricking the boil and cleaning house --
May 1 to 10, 1973: new team, tough tactics and rough new issues --
May 11 to 22, 1973: a preemptive defense statement --
May 23 to July 16, 1973: discrediting Dean and the beginning of the end --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: John W. Dean.

Abstract:

Based on Nixon's previously overlooked secret recordings--a revelatory new look at Watergate by one of its key figuresWatergate forever changed American politics, and in light of the revelations about the NSA's widespread surveillance program, the scandal has taken on new significance. Yet remarkably, four decades after he was forced to resign, no one has told the full story of Nixon's involvement in Watergate.

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