One man against the world

the tragedy of Richard Nixon
  • 369 Pages
  • 4.87 MB
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  • English
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Politics and government, Presidents, Biog
StatementTim Weiner
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE856 .W425 2015
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 369 pages
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27186510M
ISBN 101627790837
ISBN 139781627790833
LC Control Number2015012381
OCLC/WorldCa906798379

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Tim Weiner's One Man Against the World: The Tragedy of Richard Nixon fulfills its brief as a quick, dirty and readable ledger of Nixon's crimes, from his meddling in the Paris Peace Talks through his deceits on Vietnam, his attacks on dissidents and antiwar leaders and, of course, everything Watergate related/5.

Right from the beginning of One Man Against the World: The Tragedy of Richard Nixon, author Tim Weiner makes no secret of which camp he falls in. Weiner defends his strong contempt for the 37th President of the United States, making the argument that Nixon tried to place himself above the law, much like a king, rather than the leader of a nation of laws/5().

Based largely on documents declassified only in the last few years, One Man Against the World paints a devastating portrait of a tortured yet brilliant man who led the country largely according to a deep-seated insecurity and distrust of not only his cabinet and congress, but the American population at large.

In riveting, tick-tock prose, Weiner illuminates how the Vietnam War and the Watergate /5(15). One Man Against the World: The Tragedy of Richard Nixon ** Exclusive CBC Author Interview with Tim Weiner ** President Richard Nixon’s legacy has Author: Tim Weiner.

The New York Times BestsellerA shocking and riveting look at one of the most dramatic and disastrous presidencies in US history, from Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner Tim WeinerBased largely on documents declassified only in the last few years, One Man Against the World paints a devastating portrait of a tortured yet brilliant man who led the country largely according to a deep.

One Man Against the World: The Tragedy of Richard Nixon. Weiner, a National Book Award winner for Legacy of Ashes, pulls no punches in his devastating account of Nixon's presidency, drawing on documents declassified in the last seven years. Rich in behind-the-scenes views of political and foreign-policy maneuvering, One Man Against the World is an excellent guide to better understand Nixon as a man, as well as his policy in Vietnam and the beginnings of the Watergate scandal.

Weiner writes so well that his book. In his new book One Man Against the World, Tim Weiner explores some of the questions surrounding the presidency of Richard Nixon, pictured above in Author: Tim Weiner. A crucial new look at the greatest political suicide in history, One Man Against the World leaves us not only with new insight into this tumultuous period, but also into the motivations and demons of an American president who saw enemies everywhere, and, thinking the world was against him, undermined the foundations of the country he had hoped.

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'One Man Against the World' is a dark and troubling portrait of Richard Nixon The second big Nixon book this summer (after "Being Nixon" Author: Erik Spanberg. Richard Nixon saw himself as a great statesman, a giant for the ages, a general who could command the globe, a master of war, not merely the leader of the free world but “the world leader.” Yet he was addicted to the gutter politics that ruined him.

He was—as an English earl once said of the warlord Oliver Cromwell—“a great, bad man.”. Why, as by one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin; and so death passed on all men, for that all have sinned: as by. Romans For as by one man's disobedience many were made sinners, so by the obedience of one shall many be made righteous.

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Fueled By Fear, How Richard Nixon Became 'One Man Against The World'. In his new book One Man Against the World, Tim Weiner explores some of the questions surrounding the presidency of Richard Nixon, pictured above in the Oval Office on Feb. 19, One Man Against The World: The Tragedy of Richard Nixon Tim Weiner Henry Holt & Company, New York ISBN: pages hard cover The word tragedy, as used in the sub-title of this book about the downfall of Richard Milhous Nixon, in common usage refers to any calamity or misfortune that befalls an individual or group - all of.

One example of the "man against man" conflict is the relationship struggles between the protagonist and the antagonist stepfather in This Boy's Life. Other examples include Dorothy 's struggles with the Wicked Witch of the West in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and Tom Sawyer 's confrontation with Injun Joe in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.

And this summer brings two major new Nixon books — Tim Weiner’s “One Man Against the World: The Tragedy of Richard Nixon” and Evan Thomas’s “Being Nixon: A Man Divided” — neither of which offers much that’s novel but which together reaffirm the old (and new) consensus.

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Actually, he did not really receive the majority of votes, but, somehow, his ascent to power was arranged nevertheless. But even this is a minor one compared. Carl Bernstein, with Bob Woodward, is the co-author of “All the President’s Men” and “The Final Days.” Together, he and Woodward covered Watergate for The Washington Post.

Bernstein’s latest book is “A Woman in Charge: The Life of Hillary Rodham Clinton.”.Author: Carl Bernstein. Kazufumi Shiraishi’s Me Against the World is, according to its subtitle, a novel, but would be more accurately described as a work of philosophy with a fictional framing device.

The “publisher’s foreword” fictionalizes the main text by presenting it as the work of a Mr. K, an old friend of the “publisher.”. Despite all the awards and accolades, David and Tamela agree their greatest accomplishment is their year marriage.

In Us Against the World: Our Secrets to Love, Marriage and Family, the couple shares their keys to maintaining a strong Christian marriage and family while juggling successful screen, stage, and music careers.

The Bible tells us that in the last days one man will rule the world. He will rule over the entire human race politically, economically, and religiously, speaking great blasphemies against God and setting himself up in the Temple as God himself.

But this man will not be God. He will be the very antithesis. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. In the midst of World War II, America and her allies find themselves racing against the Germans to see who can construct the first atomic bomb.

While scientists all over the world are working on different formulas and equations, there are only two. Answer: The Bible does not use the phrase “one-world government” or “one-world currency” in referring to the end times. It does, however, provide ample evidence to enable us to draw the conclusion that both will exist under the rule of the Antichrist in the last days.

In his apocalyptic vision in the Book of Revelation, the Apostle John.