By Melvin Small
This better half deals an summary of Richard M. Nixon’s lifestyles, presidency, and legacy, in addition to a close examine the evolution and present nation, of Nixon scholarship.
- Examines the significant arguments and scholarly debates that encompass his time period in office
- Explores Nixon’s legacy and the old value of his years as president
- Covers the whole variety of subject matters, from his campaigns for Congress, to his profession as Vice-President, to his presidency and Watergate
- Makes huge use of the hot paper and digital releases from the Nixon Presidential fabrics Project
Chapter One Nixon Biographies (pages 5–26): Iwan W. Morgan
Chapter The Pre?Political Years, 1913–1945 (pages 27–48): Joseph Dmohowski
Chapter 3 Pat Nixon (pages 49–67): Gil Troy
Chapter 4 The Congressional Years (pages 68–83): Anthony Rama Maravillas
Chapter 5 The Alger Hiss Case (pages 84–101): Athan G. Theoharis
Chapter Six The Richard Nixon Vice Presidency: study with no the Nixon Manuscripts (pages 102–121): Irwin F. Gellman
Chapter Seven The Election of 1960 (pages 122–140): W. J. Rorabaugh
Chapter 8 The Election of 1968 (pages 141–163): Melvin Small
Chapter 9 The Election of 1972 (pages 164–184): Rick Perlstein
Chapter Ten the executive Presidency (pages 185–201): Karen M. Hult
Chapter 11 Richard Nixon, the good Society, and Social Reforms: A misplaced chance? (pages 202–211): Romain Huret
Chapter Twelve Civil Rights coverage (pages 212–234): Dean J. Kotlowski
Chapter 13 monetary coverage (pages 235–251): Nigel Bowles
Chapter Fourteen Political Realignment (pages 252–269): Robert Mason
Chapter Fifteen Nixon and the surroundings (pages 270–291): Paul Charles Milazzo
Chapter 16 Nixon and the Media (pages 292–310): Tim Kiska
Chapter Seventeen Nixon and Dissent (pages 311–327): Katherine Scott
Chapter Eighteen Nixon and Agnew (pages 328–342): Justin P. Coffey
Chapter Nineteen international coverage assessment (pages 343–361): Jussi M. Hanhimaki
Chapter Twenty Nixon and Kissinger (pages 362–379): Robert D. Schulzinger
Chapter Twenty?One The Vietnam battle (pages 380–399): Jeffrey P. Kimball
Chapter Twenty?Two Explorations of Detente (pages 400–424): Keith L. Nelson
Chapter Twenty?Three The China Card (pages 425–443): Evelyn Goh
Chapter Twenty?Four Nixon and Europe: Transatlantic coverage within the Shadow of different Priorities (pages 444–459): Luke A. Nichter
Chapter Twenty?Five Latin the US and the hunt for balance (pages 460–477): Mark Atwood Lawrence
Chapter Twenty?Six Watergate (pages 479–498): Keith W. Olson
Chapter Twenty?Seven Nixon and Ford (pages 499–518): John Robert Greene
Chapter Twenty?Eight Nixon's snapshot: a short background (pages 519–545): David Greenberg
Chapter Twenty?Nine The Nixon Tapes (pages 546–562): Sahr Conway?Lanz
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The chronological approach seeks to make the narrative of the Watergate investigation into “the political story of the century,” but a thematic analysis would have better established its significance (Ambrose 1991: 91). More problematically, Ambrose chooses to sign off not with an assessment of Nixon’s place in the history of his times but with the effect of his resignation on the 1980s. His 1991 assessment of its consequences for Reagan’s America has not stood the test of time well. Reading it, one cannot help but lament that he did not assess whether Nixon’s actual time in the political spotlight from 1946 to 1974 could be characterized as the Age of Nixon, as journalist Anthony Lewis had suggested on his protagonist’s resignation, or even, as Senator Bob Dole (R-KS) would later remark at the ex-president’s funeral in 1994, whether the entire second half of the twentieth century should be so known (Lewis 1974; Dole 1994).
Indd 16 2/10/2011 9:48:10 AM NIXON BIOGRAPHIES 17 being his legacy as much as Ronald Reagan’s. Nevertheless, his peace of mind entails refusal to admit the full extent of his misdeeds. ” While admitting that he should have set “a higher standard for the conduct of the people who participated in my campaign and administration,” he still insists that he only played by “the rules of politics as I found them. Not taking a higher road than my predecessors and my adversaries was my central mistake” (Nixon 1990: 368–69, 40, 41).
A Companion to Richard M. Nixon, First Edition. Edited by Melvin Small. © 2011 Blackwell Publishing Ltd. Published 2011 by Blackwell Publishing Ltd. indd 27 2/10/2011 9:50:03 AM 28 JOSEPH DMOHOWSKI The Earliest Biographies: “Fighting Quaker” and This Man Nixon C. Richard Gardner wrote the first full-length biography of Richard Nixon, “Fighting Quaker: The Story of Richard Nixon” (1952). The work was never published. The author was a free-lance artist and honors graduate of Whittier College who had previously worked on Representative Nixon’s staff as a publicist.
A Companion to Richard M. Nixon by Melvin Small