The Resource Richard M. Nixon, Elizabeth Drew

Richard M. Nixon, Elizabeth Drew

Label
Richard M. Nixon
Title
Richard M. Nixon
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Drew
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Summary
The complex man at the center of America's most self-destructive presidency. In this revelatory assessment of the only president ever forced out of office, Washington journalist Drew explains how Nixon's troubled inner life offers the key to understanding his presidency. She shows how Nixon was surprisingly indecisive on domestic issues and often wasn't interested in them. Turning to international affairs, she reveals the inner workings of Nixon's complex relationship with Henry Kissinger, and their mutual rivalry and distrust. The Watergate scandal that ended his presidency was both an overreach of executive power and the inevitable result of his paranoia and passion for vengeance. Even Nixon's post-presidential rehabilitation was motivated by a consuming desire for respectability, and he succeeded through his remarkable resilience. While giving him credit for his achievements, Drew questions whether such a man--beleaguered, suspicious, and motivated by resentment and paranoia--was fit to hold America's highest office.--From publisher description
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
262421
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Drew, Elizabeth
Dewey number
  • 973.924092
  • B
Illustrations
portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
E856
LC item number
.D74 2007b
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1917-2007
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Schlesinger, Arthur M.
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
The American presidents
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nixon, Richard M.
  • Presidents
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
Richard M. Nixon, Elizabeth Drew
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Times Books, 2007
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
154677405
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition, unabridged.
Extent
323 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780786299027
Isbn Type
(lg. print : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007026672
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Label
Richard M. Nixon, Elizabeth Drew
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Times Books, 2007
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
154677405
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition, unabridged.
Extent
323 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780786299027
Isbn Type
(lg. print : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007026672
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n

Library Locations

  • Central LibraryBorrow it
    200 SE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Evansville, IN, 47713, US
    37.971461 -87.565988
  • East BranchBorrow it
    840 E Chandler Ave., Evansville, IN, 47713, US
    37.965908 -87.550480
  • McCollough BranchBorrow it
    5115 Washington Ave., Evansville, IN, 47715, US
    37.961977 -87.488508
  • North Park BranchBorrow it
    960 Koehler Dr., Evansville, IN, 47710, US
    38.026947 -87.577202
  • Oaklyn BranchBorrow it
    3001 Oaklyn Dr., Evansville, IN, 47711, US
    38.010718 -87.511553
  • Red Bank BranchBorrow it
    120 S Red Bank Rd., Evansville, IN, 47712, US
    37.977988 -87.636409
  • Stringtown BranchBorrow it
    2100 Stringtown Rd., Evansville, IN, 47711, US
    37.996832 -87.555245
  • West BranchBorrow it
    2000 W Franklin St., Evansville, IN, 47712, US
    37.979875 -87.594773
Processing Feedback ...