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Nixon. The Triumph of a Politician, 1962-72

Door Stephen E. Ambrose

Categorie
Geschiedenis Noord-Amerika
Boeknummer
#253532
Titel
Nixon. The Triumph of a Politician, 1962-72
Auteur
Ambrose, Stephen E.
Boektype
Paperback
Uitgeverij
New York, Simon & Schuster
Jaar van uitgave
1989
ISBN10
0671725068
ISBN13
9780671725068
Taal
Engels
Samenvatting
The author begins this volume on election day in 1962 when Richard Nixon, defeated in his bid for the California governorship, retired from political life. But staging one of the greatest political comebacks in American history, on November 6, 1968, Richard Nixon achieved the ultimate triumph and was elected president of the US. With the help of Henry Kissinger, Nixon opened relations with China, established detente with the USSR and withdrew troops from the bloody stalemate in Vietnam - yet in preparing for the 1972 election, he had begun sowing the seeds of his own destruction in the maelstrom the country would soon refer to as "Watergate".
Pagina's
736
Conditie
Goed
Prijs
€ 10,00

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