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One man against the world : the tragedy of Richard Nixon

Author: Tim Weiner; Holter Graham
Publisher: New York, NY : Macmillan Audio, [2015] ℗2015
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Biography : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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Tim Weiner paints a devastating portrait of a tortured yet brilliant man who led the country largely according to a deep-seated insecurity and distrust of not only his cabinet and congress, but the American population at large. In riveting, tick-tock prose, Weiner illuminates how the Vietnam War and the Watergate controversy that brought about Nixon's demise were inextricably linked.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Audiobooks
Biography
Political Science
History
Named Person: Richard M Nixon; Richard M Nixon
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Weiner; Holter Graham
ISBN: 9781427268365 1427268363
OCLC Number: 909320281
Notes: Compact discs.
Title from disc label. Subtitle from container.
Performer(s): Read by Holter Graham.
Description: 10 audio discs (13 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: "A great, bad man" --
"This is treason" --
"He was surrounded by enemies" --
"He will let them know who is boss around here" --
"The center cannot hold" --
"Madman" --
"Don't strike a king unless you intend to kill him" --
"A pitiful, helpless giant" --
"An unmitigated disaster" --
"Only we have the power" --
"We're not going to lose this war" --
"It's a conspiracy" --
"I can see the whole thing unravel" --
"It is illegal, but ..." --
"Night and fog" --
"From one extreme to another" --
"This is the supreme test" --
"Palace intrigue" --
"We have produced a horrible tragedy" --
"A hell of a way to end the goddamn war" --
"You could get a million dollars" --
"Vietnam had found its successor" --
"The President of the United States can never admit that" --
"The same enemies" --
United States v. Richard Milhous Nixon.
Responsibility: Tim Weiner.

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Tim Weiner paints a devastating portrait of a tortured yet brilliant man who led the country largely according to a deep-seated insecurity and distrust of not only his cabinet and congress, but the American population at large. In riveting, tick-tock prose, Weiner illuminates how the Vietnam War and the Watergate controversy that brought about Nixon's demise were inextricably linked.

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