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Six Crises 11

I have three items for my write-up today on Richard Nixon’s 1962 book, Six Crises. 1.  On page 300, Nixon responds to the charge that, at the 1952 Republican National Convention, he agreed to deliver the California delegates to Dwight … Continue reading

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Ambrose’s Nixon: The Education of a Politician 5

I have three items for my write-up today on Stephen Ambrose’s Nixon: The Education of a Politician. 1.  I read about Richard Nixon’s 1946 run for Congress against Democratic Congressman Jerry Voorhis.  Ambrose overlaps with Irwin Gellman on certain issues, … Continue reading

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The Contender: Richard Nixon, The Congress Years 16

I finished Irwin Gellman’s The Contender: Richard Nixon, The Congress Years, 1946-1952.  I have a couple of items to discuss, then I’ll give my overall impression of the book. 1.  In my write-ups on Gellman’s book, I haven’t gone into … Continue reading

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The Contender: Richard Nixon, The Congress Years 3

In my last post on The Contender: Richard Nixon, The Congress Years, 1946-1952, I said that I would discuss Irwin Gellman’s attempt to refute what he considers to be inaccurate narratives about Richard Nixon’s 1946 congressional campaign.  I’ll just mention … Continue reading

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The Contender: Richard Nixon, The Congress Years 2

My latest reading of Irwin Gellman’s The Contender: Richard Nixon, the Congress Years, 1946-1952 was about Richard Nixon’s 1946 campaign against Democratic congressman Jerry Voorhis for Voorhis’ congressional seat.  My post tomorrow will look at the narratives about the campaign … Continue reading

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