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Watergate : a new history  Cover Image Book Book

Watergate : a new history / Garrett M. Graff.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781982139162
  • ISBN: 1982139161
  • Physical Description: xxxiv, 793 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates ; illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Avid Reader Press hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Avid Reader Press, 2022.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 689-757) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- Prologue: The Pentagon papers -- Part I: The kindling, 1971. All the President's men ; "Ellsberg? I've never heard of him" ; The Chennault affair ; The Huston plan ; Burglarizing Brookings ; The plumbers ; The enemies list ; Sandwedge -- Part II: The match, 1972. The Committee to Re-Elect ; The Dita Beard memo ; "He's our Hitler" ; Third-rate burglars ; "A crime that could destroy us all" ; "Boys will be boys" ; "Stay the hell out of this" ; "Keep my mouth shut" ; The arrival of Mr. Rivers ; The Dahlberg check ; The Patman probe ; "A hell of a story" ; "I can't talk about Segretti" ; Landslide -- Part III: Brushfire, January-June 1973. "Something was rotten" ; Guilty pleas ; The "country lawyer" enters ; "Twist slowly, slowly in the wind" ; "Perjury occurred" ; "What meat do they eat" ; "Voice of doom" ; The end of Mark Felt ; "A no-win job" ; "A Russian novel" -- Part IV: Firestorm, July-December 1973. "We need you already" ; Butterfield's bombshell ; Must-see TV ; Spiro ; "An upheaval in Washington" ; Mud-wrestling ; "He is essentially alone" ; "The mahogany coffin" ; The massacre ; "We have no functional President" ; The patriotic monkey ; "I am not a crook" ; The Rose Mary stretch ; "Do I fight?" -- Part V: Inferno, 1974. Flutter and wow ; Le grand fromage ; "Don't miss page 503" ; The United States v. Richard M. Nixon ; Impeachment ; The smoking pistol ; "A day for tears" ; "I shall resign" -- Epilogue: Nixon's curse.
Summary, etc.:
"From the New York Times bestselling author of The Only Plane in the Sky, the first definitive narrative history of Watergate, exploring the full scope of the scandal through the politicians, investigators, journalists, and informants who made it the most influential political event of our modern era"-- Amazon.com.
Subject: Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994.
Watergate Affair, 1972-1974.
Political corruption > United States.
United States > Politics and government > 1969-1974.
United States > Politics and government > 1974-1977.

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