Daily Archives: June 19, 2013

Ambrose’s Nixon: Ruin and Recovery 12

For my blog post today about Nixon: Ruin and Recovery, 1973-1990, I’ll quote something that Stephen Ambrose says on page 368.  The topic is the reaction of foreign countries to President Richard Nixon’s scandals. “Even Western Europeans, living in democratic … Continue reading

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Persuasion; National Institution

I have three items on my latest reading of W.A. Swanberg’s Norman Thomas: The Last Idealist.  Norman Thomas was a six-time Socialist candidate for President of the United States. 1.  I wondered in my last post how Thomas proposed to … Continue reading

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