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The arrogance of power

the secret world of Richard Nixon

by Anthony Summers

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Viking in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Nixon, Richard M. 1913- -- Psychology.,
    • Presidents -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 617-624) and index.

      StatementAnthony Summers with Robbyn Swan.
      GenreBiography.
      ContributionsSwan, Robbyn.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE856 .S86 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 640 p., [32] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages640
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6793375M
      ISBN 100670871516
      LC Control Number00060012

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The Arrogance of Power shows how the actions of one tormented man influenced 50 years of American history, in ways still reverberating today. “Summers has done an enormous service The inescapable conclusion, well body-guarded by meticulous research and footnotes, is that in the Nixon era the United States was in essence a ‘rogue state.’.

The Arrogance of Power shows how the actions of one tormented man influenced 50 years of American history, in ways still reverberating today. “Summers has done an enormous service The inescapable conclusion, well body-guarded by meticulous research and footnotes, is that in the Nixon era the United States was in essence a ‘rogue state.’/5(13).

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