Nixon's darkest secrets : the inside story of America's most troubled president
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|Detroit Lakes Public Library||973.924 FUL (Text)||33500010665511||Main||Available||-|
- ISBN: 0312662963 (hardcover)
- ISBN: 9780312662967 (hardcover)
x, 292 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books, 2012.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||Includes bibliographical references (p. -274) and index.|
|Formatted Contents Note:||Treason wins the White House -- Ties that bind : the mob's president -- Nixon's favorite godfather : Carlos Marcello -- Mobster in the White House : Bebe Rebozo -- Nixon and Rebozo : an intimate relationship -- Nixon's wooing of Frank Sinatra -- White House plots to kill Jack Anderson -- Nixon's plots against Ted Kennedy and Daniel Ellsberg -- Nixon's spymaster : E. Howard Hunt -- Frank Sturgis : Nixon plumber and secret CIA assassin -- Nixon's "Bay of Pigs" secrets -- Watergate : what was Nixon seeking -- Nixon : vice presidential puppeteer -- Nixon's "best kept" war secret -- Nixon orchestrates his own pardon -- The world's most powerful drunk -- Batterer in chief -- Threatening to fire Kissinger, Ziegler : Nixon's war on the press -- Backstage at the resignation -- The post-resignation ribald raconteur.|
|Summary, etc.:||Nixon left the White House in 1974 as our most disgraced president, but the American people never knew the full extent of his demons, deceptions, paranoia, prejudices, hatreds, and chicanery -- until now.|
DON FULSOM is a longtime White House reporter and former United Press International Washington bureau chief who has covered presidents Johnson, Nixon, Ford, Reagan, and Clinton. He is an adjunct professor at American University in Washington D.C., where he teaches "Watergate: A Constitutional Crisis."