Nixonland: The Rise of a President and the Fracturing of America by Rick Perlstein

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Told with urgency and sharp political insight, Nixonlandrecaptures America's turbulent 1960s and early 1970s and reveals how Richard Nixon rose from the political grave to seize and hold the presidency. Perlstein's epic account begins in the blood and fire of the 1965 Watts riots, nine months after Lyndon Johnson's historic landslide victory over Barry Goldwater appeared to herald a permanent liberal consensus

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Nixonland: The Rise of a President and the Fracturing of AmericabyRick PerlsteinTold with urgency and sharp political insight,Nixonlandrecaptures America's turbulent 1960s and early 1970s and reveals how Richard Nixon rose from the political grave to seize and hold the presidency.Perlstein's epic account begins in the blood and fire of the 1965 Watts riots, nine months after LyndonJohnson's historic landslide victory over Barry Goldwater appeared to herald a permanent liberal consensusin the United States. Yet the next year, scores of liberals were tossed out of Congress, America

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