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On page 223 of The Final Days, Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein say the following about President Richard Nixon’s negotiations with the Soviets to slow down the arms race: “The President had often confided to Kissinger his most telling reason … Continue reading
I read Richard Nixon’s 1983 book, Real Peace. This book overlapped in areas with the last foreign policy book by Nixon that I read, 1999: Victory Without War. There were three things in Real Peace that particularly stood out to … Continue reading
I read Richard Nixon’s 1999: Victory Without War. The book is entitled 1999, but it was actually published in 1988. Come to think of it, I remember Dan Quayle referring to it as the 1988 Republican Vice-Presidential candidate in his … Continue reading
I finished Richard Nixon’s No More Vietnams. In this book, Nixon defends the Vietnam War as a noble cause. He critiques how his presidential predecessors conducted the war, defends his own approach, and blames the Democratic U.S. Congress’ failure to … Continue reading
On page 371 of President Nixon: Alone in the White House, Richard Reeves talks about President Richard Nixon’s belief that the U.S. Government under President John F. Kennedy was complicit in the overthrow of President Diem of South Vietnam, and … Continue reading
In my latest reading of Jonathan Aitken’s Nixon: A Life, Aitken’s narration of Richard Nixon’s controversial 1950 Senate campaign was, well, interesting. I have read things that try to defend Nixon’s activity during that time, or at least to portray … Continue reading
For my post today about Jonathan Aitken’s Nixon: A Life, I’d like to comment on Aitken’s treatment of Richard Nixon’s 1946 congressional campaign and the Alger Hiss case. 1. Aitken’s biography is largely considered to be pro-Nixon, and I’d say … Continue reading
I was thinking about Fawn Brodie’s biography of Richard Nixon while I was reading Jonathan Aitken’s more positive portrayal. Brodie speculated that Richard Nixon was unloved by his parents, and that this contributed to his political hunger. But Aitken referred … Continue reading
I finished Julie Nixon Eisenhower’s Pat Nixon: The Untold Story. 1. Julie recounts that her mother as First Lady was devoted to reading and responding to her mail, and to helping people whenever she could. On page 323, Julie tells … Continue reading