So much of my life was impacted by Nixon this felt like a personal history and I am actually mentioned on page 514 as subject of an article by Garry Wills. I loved this book before I ran across that reference listening as I rode my bicycle. I put many miles on the bike since I did not want to stop the narrative. Such a turbulent fractious time clearly explained in rich detail. Such a definitive history of the Nixon years and Nixonland - a perfect title. If you had any interest in politics and now find yourself at 63 or 64 you know this history and this book brings it all back while filling in all the gaps. It is so good the minor mispronunciations are trivial and easily dismissed.
I used to ask my parents how they could have put up with McCarthy and the House UnAmerican Activities Committee - I expect my kids to ask me how we could have ever allowed Nixon to be President. That makes this book a great mystery.
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