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Richard Nixon: The Life

Richard Nixon:  The Life

by John A. Farrell, reviewed by Glenn Altschuler,
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, April 30, 2017

As he presided over a Cabinet meeting on Aug. 6, 1974, President Richard Nixon sounded combative. But everyone in the room knew that his resignation was imminent. “All that talent — all those flaws,” Caspar Weinberger whispered to James Schlesinger. “No morality,” George H.W. Bush said to himself, “Caring for no one and yet doing so much.”

 

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