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

Carter Limited preview – It does a good job of presenting both facts and glimpses into Nixon’s psyche as the scandal brings his Presidency crumbling around his ears. Jun 08, Trina rated it liked it. Return to Book Page.

Even though Watergate is some 40 odd years behind us, this book makes for compelling reading. Now more than ever. Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts.

Scapegoat 22 May 4. The focus stays tightly on Nixon and his cadre of thugs, loyalists and fall-people. Must redeem within 90 days. Watergate Genre Watwrgate Based on Watergate: Thus, Emery tells a sometimes confusing Rashomon-like narrative, referring first to one memoir, then to another sharply differing one in recounting the major events: It uses just about every book written about Watergate.

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Apr 12, Meredith rated it really liked it Shelves: This was great because it humanized the whole terrible mess that Watergate was, which still reverberates in the American psyche. Kinda sketchy in places–and too centered on the White House.

Yes, it is VERY detailed oriented. The New York Times Company. Fielding’s office to the Watergate break-in and subsequent cover-up and it’s orchestration from the inner chambers of the White House. Only One Chance to Impeach. Also who was on the Enemies List, etc. It’s tragedy and it’s watertate and it’s America, and it’s important to know how corrupt and dark the story really was.

Watergate: The Corruption of American Politics and the Fall of Richard Nixon by Fred Emery

From the outset of his tenure in the White House, Nixon was obsessed with the fear of being a one-term president. This was the first book on Watergate I picked up and is still the definitive, go-to tome for the uninitiated. Sign up and get a free eBook! Add to Cart Add to Cart. There are still many questions that would probably never be answered becaus I believe this is the definitive Watergate book.

And surrounded by criminals. Please provide an email address. John rated it really liked it Sep 01, Very good book, even though with all the names thrown around, it was a bit confusing, especially because people were frequently changing positions and who they reported to.


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Published September 1st by Touchstone first published The Politics of Watergatd Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

The reason being is not because I am a slow reader, but because the language information was very much above my reading level. My library Help Advanced Book Search.

I think along with this book and All the President’s Men, I have a much better understanding of history of Watergate.

Compelling and detail-oriented but also crisp and readable.

The Christian Science Monitor. Sep 10, Nathan rated it really liked it Recommends it for: I also never knew that a president could pardon himself.

Reviewing the series, Jeff Silverman wrote in Variety: George Wallace, the Origins of the New Conservatism This book left me sad, disillusioned, and wondering where the line is between fact and fiction in this version of Watergate. The t This book is a good history of the events that became known as Watergate.