Includes bibliographical references (pages 565-699) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The dragon slayer -- "I had to win" -- As American as Thanksgiving -- Death, God, love, and war -- A kind of man the country needs -- HUAC -- A tragedy of history -- The pink lady -- The great train robbery -- Checkers -- A candidate for the little man -- McCarthy -- The new Nixon -- The desolate night of man's inhumanity -- The field of pending battle -- Nixon vs. Kennedy -- Wilderness -- The greatest comeback -- Nixon's war -- Not fish nor fowl -- Drawing the sword -- The road to Watergate -- The week that changed the world -- A third-rate burglary -- A fairly reasonable interval -- Cancer on the presidency -- The final days -- Exile.
"Traces Nixon's early political ambitions in his post-military years, his achievements as a senator and vice-president and his forward-thinking ideas in health care, poverty, civil rights, the environment, and foreign affairs."-- Provided by Baker & Taylor.