Watergate by Fred Emery – Featuring a new afterword, this fast-paced, clear, comprehensive account of the Watergate scandal contains new information about. Watergate is a documentary series co-produced by the BBC and Discovery, broadcast in It was based on the book Watergate: The Corruption and Fall of Richard Nixon, by Fred Emery. Here is the definitive history of the Watergate scandal—based on the most recently In this fast-paced, hard-hitting narrative, Fred Emery illuminates as never.
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Watergate: The Corruption of American Politics and the Fall of Richard Nixon by Fred Emery
A Procrastination Too Far. I began in July and just finished the third week of October. Other wtergate – View all Watergate: Laurence Harrington rated it it was amazing Jul 22, Return to Book Page. Views Read Edit View history. Apr 03, Daniel Silliman rated it it was amazing.
Massacre 29 May 5. Senate election, California gubernatorial election, Republican Party presidential primaries, Republican National Conventions, Nixon Presidential campaign, United States presidential elections, debates Actually, following the lives of all the women in this book are soemwhat of a guilty pleasure.
Watergate is a documentary series co-produced by the BBC and Discoverybroadcast in An inside peek into dred administration, it makes great companion book and counterpoint to All the President’s Men both the movie and the book ‘s outside perspective. But although Emery unearths some new tapes and discusses some new details his major revelation is that John Mitchell attempted to enter into a plea bargain in which Nixon would be spared prosecution in return for Mitchell’s guilty pleahis account clearly reestablishes what other Watergate accounts have demonstrated: I actually stopped around page and started over, but made my own silly flow chart of who worked for who and their titles and it made things much clearer.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Here vred the definitive history of the Watergate scandal—based on the most recently released tapes, in-depth interview with many of the participants, and hundreds of official and unofficial documents, including notes Halderman omitted from his own published diaries. The New York Times.
I’m left knowing, as I’ve always known, that we don’t and won’t have candidates worthy of the task and that there really are no public servants, just vary This book left me sad, disillusioned, and wondering where the line is between fact and fiction in this version of Watergate.
Dragos Cornea rated it liked it Mar 13, It seems like a lot of people are interested in Watergate these days. Solid and readable account of the Watergate affair, with some of the background of the pattern of unpleasant behaviour from the Nixon Administration. And I didn’t hear nearly enough about the hush money–dropoffs and so forth.
It’s tragedy and it’s comedy and it’s America, and it’s important to know how corrupt and dark the story really was. Lev Rothschild rated it it was amazing May 03, Watergate By Fred Emery. It wore me out but it was worth it. Ridiculously detailed, leaving no stone unturned. This lead to the formation of the plumbers emeyr to stop leaks and perform political espionage.
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Also who was on the Enemies List, etc. Add to Cart Add to Cart. The story begins in Afterword to the Touchstone Edition. I found this book too dry.
Watergate:: The Corruption of American Politics and the Fall of Richard Nixon
This was the first book on Watergate I picked up a Excellent overview of the Watergate conspiracy starting from the very beginning and moving deftly through the notorious pre-planning stages of C. In this fast-paced, hard-hitting narrative, Fred Emery illuminates as never before the confluence of improbable events, dramatic errors, quirks of fate, and profane character flaws that led to the Watergate scandal.
I think along with this book and All the President’s Men, I have a much better wateergate of history of Watergate. This is the definitive account of Watergate and also what lead to Watergate, how people responded to Watergate, the resulting scandal and how it brought down a president. Aug 06, Mark Oconnor rated it it was amazing Shelves: The author also points out when there are discrepancies and credits where they come from.
He relates the genesis of the plans for dirty tricks to ensure re-election in The focus stays tightly on Nixon and his cadre of thugs, loyalists and fall-people.