At a glance:
- Author: Roger Morris
- First Published: 1989
- Type of Work: Biography and political history
- Time of Work: From the early 1900’s to 1953
- Setting: The United States, primarily California and Washington, D.C.
- Genres: Nonfiction, Biography
- Subjects: Family or family life, Communism or communists, World War II, Conservatism, Politicians, Presidents, Republican Party, Congresses or conventions
- Locales: California, United States, Washington, D.C., North America
Richard Nixon is rapidly passing into history. The passions stirred by his stormy political trajectory are gradually dying away. The only man ever forced to resign from the presidency spends his retirement cultivating his celebrity status. Already the subject of an opera, Nixon is a relic of an angry time, out of place in the era of Ronald Reagan and George Bush. Soon he will be gone.
If an anachronism, however, Richard Nixon is by no means irrelevant. He pioneered the electoral alliance of South and West that kept the White House virtually a Republican preserve in the...
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