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Before the fall : an inside view of the pre-Watergate White House

Author: William Safire
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1975.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The former Nixon speechwriter provides anecdotal accounts of the people, policies, events, and atmosphere in the Nixon White House before the Watergate evacuation.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Richard M Nixon; Richard M Nixon; Richard M Nixon; Richard M Nixon
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Safire
ISBN: 0385085958 9780385085953 9780508509762 0508509769
OCLC Number: 1191758
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 704 pages, 12 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. The comeback --
Twenty Broad Street --
Dear nelson --
Turning point --
Washin' dirty dishes --
The man who --
Nixon's the one. pt. 2. "It sure beats losing" The man at the Wilson desk --
Interregnum --
No end runs. pt. 3. Bone in the throat --
Hello, Europe --
The new isolationists --
Tale of two bridges --
The Kennedy criterion --
Henry the K --
Silent majority --
The Cambodian decision --
The night at the Lincoln Memorial. pt. 4. Lowered voices --
The new federalism --
The wayward bus --
"Damngovernment" --
The rise of John Mitchell --
Loners stick together --
Nixon's Haldeman --
Loomings --
A swearing-in. pt. 5. Seeds of destruction --
"Us" against "them" --
The '70 campaign begins --
The way to San Jose --
Good honest appraisal --
"The press is the enemy" --
To Peking in secret. pt. 6. High adventure --
State of the world --
Secret negotiations, inside and out --
China report --
The guns of April --
The road to Moscow --
The Moscow summit. pt. 7. Muddling along on the home front --
Nixon's Ehrlichman --
Wayward bus revisited --
Hardball --
The president falls in love --
The economic summit --
Ad lib. pt. 8. The new majority --
The two-ideology system --
Nixon and the Catholics --
Nixon the the Jews --
The work ethic --
Labor rewards its friends. pt. 9. The private man --
There is a there there --
Along together: Pat Nixon --
Bebe --
Hideaway --
Julie. pt. 10. Man in the arena --
The fall of John Mitchell --
The campaign that never was --
Bizarre incident --
Christmas bombs --
Peace with honor --
The best year ever.pt. 10. Man in the arena --
The fall of John Mitchell --
The campaign that never was --
Bizarre incident --
Christmas bombs --
Peace with honor --
The best year ever.
Responsibility: William Safire.

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The former Nixon speechwriter provides anecdotal accounts of the people, policies, events, and atmosphere in the Nixon White House before the Watergate evacuation.

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