eTextbook: Richard Nixon

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    Author(s): Perlstein, Rick; Nixon, Richard

    ISBN 10: 0691136998. See all ISBN's

    ISBN 13: 9780691136998

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    Publisher: Princeton University Press

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    The first book to present America's most controversial president in his own words across his entire career, this unique collection of Richard Nixon's most important writings dramatically demonstrates why he has had such a profound impact on American life. This volume gathers everything from schoolboy letters to geostrategic manifestos and Oval Office transcripts to create a fascinating portrait of Nixon, one that is enriched by an extensive introduction in which Rick Perlstein puts forward a major reinterpretation of the thirty-seventh president's rise and fall.

    This anthology includes some of the most famous addresses in American history, from Nixon's "Checkers" speech (1952) and "Last Press Conference" (1962), to the "Silent Majority" speech (1969) and White House farewell. These texts are joined by campaign documents--including the infamous "Pink Sheet" from the 1950 Senate race--that give stark evidence of Nixon's slashing political style. Made easily available here for the first time, these writings give new depth to our understanding of Nixon.

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    ISBN 10: 0691136998, ISBN 13: 9780691136998, eISBN 10: 1400835682, eISBN 13: 9781400835683

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