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Ambrose’s Nixon: The Education of a Politician 8

For my write-up today on Stephen Ambrose’s Nixon: The Education of a Politician, I’d like to use as my starting-point how Ambrose characterizes the Old Guard of the Republican Party, which was influential during Richard Nixon’s time in Congress. On … Continue reading

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The Contender: Richard Nixon, The Congress Years 12

There were two passages in my latest reading of Irwin Gellman’s The Contender: Richard Nixon, The Congress Years, 1946-1952 that stood out to me: 1.  Murray Chotiner worked for Richard Nixon when he ran for the U.S. House of Representatives … Continue reading

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The Contender: Richard Nixon, The Congress Years 5

My latest reading of Irwin Gellman’s The Contender: Richard Nixon, The Congress Years, 1946-1952 focused on Congressman Richard Nixon’s stance on the Marshall Plan, a post-World War II attempt by the U.S. to provide monetary assistance to help European nations … Continue reading

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Al Gore’s Earth in the Balance 11

In my latest reading of Earth in the Balance: Ecology and the Human Spirit, Al Gore talked about a Global Marshall Plan for the environment.  This came up in the 1992 Vice-Presidential debate, as Dan Quayle referred to page 304 … Continue reading

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