Daily Archives: June 10, 2013

Ambrose’s Nixon: Ruin and Recovery 3

For my blog post today on Stephen Ambrose’s Nixon: Ruin and Recovery, 1973-1990, I’ll quote something that Ambrose says on page 97.  We’re in 1973, during the Watergate scandal, and Nixon was telling his aides to read the chapter in … Continue reading

Posted in History, Politics

The Lonely Individual

In my latest reading of W.A. Swanberg’s Norman Thomas: The Last Idealist, which is about six-time Socialist candidate for President Norman Thomas, I saw example after example of Thomas alienating people whenever he took a stand. Thomas was opposed to … Continue reading

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