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Six Crises 3

I have two items for my write-up today on Richard Nixon’s 1962 book, Six Crises. 1.  Something that stood out to me in Nixon’s analysis of the Alger Hiss case was Nixon’s criticism of elements of the political right.  For … Continue reading

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Six Crises 2

In this post, I’ll talk some about Richard Nixon’s discussion of the Alger Hiss case in his 1962 book, Six Crises.  As I said yesterday, Nixon filled in a few of the gaps in my knowledge about the case (although … Continue reading

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Six Crises 1

I started Six Crises, which is the first book that Richard Nixon wrote.  Nixon wrote it shortly after his loss in the 1960 Presidential election.  I tried to read the book back when I was a kid, when I was … Continue reading

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Ambrose’s Nixon: The Education of a Politician 6

In my latest reading of Nixon: The Education of a Politician, Stephen Ambrose talked about the Alger Hiss case.  I did not finish Ambrose’s discussion of it, but I’ll comment on what I did read. Let me start this post … Continue reading

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The Contender: Richard Nixon, The Congress Years 8

I’m still reading Irwin Gellman’s The Contender: Richard Nixon, The Congress Years, 1946-1952.  In this post, I’ll talk some about the Alger Hiss scandal. Elizabeth Bentley and Whittaker Chambers were former Communists, who were alleging that officials in the Franklin … Continue reading

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The Contender: Richard Nixon, The Congress Years 7

My latest reading of Irwin Gellman’s The Contender: Richard Nixon, The Congress Years, 1946-1952 focused on the Alger Hiss scandal.  I’ll go more deeply into the Alger Hiss scandal in my post tomorrow, for my latest reading brings up things … Continue reading

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