Monday, May 08, 2017

NEWSHOUR BOOKSHELF - "Richard Nixon: The Life"

"New biography humanizes Nixon while revealing his ‘most reprehensible’ act" PBS NewsHour 5/2/2017


SUMMARY:  In what ways is Richard Nixon still with us in our political culture?  John Farrell, author of "Richard Nixon: The Life," joins Jeffrey Brown to discuss Nixon’s Dickensian childhood and how it influenced his polarized politics, his mix of idealism and inclination toward dark intrigue, as well as the revelation that Nixon helped sabotage the Paris peace talks to end the Vietnam War.

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