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Richard Nixon, the shaping of his character
Brodie, Fawn McKay, 1915-1981.
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Norton, [1981]

Physical Description:
574 pages ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Reading Level:
1410 Lexile.
Format :


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E856 .B74 1981 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks

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Table of Contents

Forewordp. 9
Acknowledgmentsp. 11
I Man of Paradoxp. 17
II The Oil in the Lemon Grovep. 30
III The Punishing Fatherp. 36
IV The Saintly Motherp. 53
V The Unsmiling Childp. 64
VI Splitting and Entitlementp. 76
VII Death and Two Brothersp. 87
VIII Presidential Feverp. 104
IX The Monastic Yearsp. 122
X The First Law Case: Failurep. 133
XI A Problem with Touchingp. 140
XII Fighting Quakerp. 157
XIII The Dragon Slayerp. 170
XIV The First Informerp. 185
XV The Impact of Whittaker Chambersp. 197
XVI The Destruction of Alger Hissp. 211
XVII On Women and Power: Pat and the Pink Ladyp. 232
XVIII Nixon Among the Giantsp. 246
XIX Checkersp. 271
XX Mccarthyp. 290
XXI Stevenson and Nixonp. 306
XXII Prelude to Vietnamp. 316
XXIII Hidden Problems: the Early Surfacingp. 329
XXIV Death Wishesp. 345
XXV On the Throwing of Rocksp. 362
XXVI Khrushchevp. 377
XXVII The Assassination Trackp. 392
XXVIII Nixon and Kennedyp. 414
XXIX A Problem with Donaldp. 435
XXX The Drubbingp. 443
XXXI The Private Manp. 464
XXXII The New York Yearsp. 478
XXXIII A Series of Accidentsp. 485
XXXIV The Nixon Characterp. 500
Notesp. 519
Bibliographyp. 555
Interviewsp. 561
Indexp. 563