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Nixon and the politics of public television

by David M. Stone

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Nixon, Richard M. 1913-,
    • Public television -- Government policy -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDavid M. Stone.
      SeriesModern American history
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE8700.8 .S87 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 370 p. :
      Number of Pages370
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2535144M
      ISBN 100824056744
      LC Control Number85015918

        Donald Trump Jr. visits Nixon Library to discuss his book, a new exhibit and the election Trump Jr. slammed Biden and the media before . Robert A. Dallek (born ) is an American historian specializing in the presidents of the United States, including Franklin D. Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, and Richard retired as a history professor at Boston University in and previously taught at Columbia University, the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and Oxford University.

      Former President Richard Nixon's bestselling autobiography is an intensely personal examination of his life, public career, and White House years. With startling candor, Nixon reveals his beliefs, doubts, and behind-the-scenes decisions, and sheds new light on his landmark diplomatic initiatives, political campaigns, and historic decision to Reviews:   Both men have faced impeachment proceedings, and have spoken of the “silent majority” and law and order. But Nixon paid more attention to what people — .

        Nixon sought to obtain confidential information about his political enemies from the IRS. 60 In fact, the articles of impeachment drafted for Nixon stated that he had “endeavoured to obtain from.   Almost from the outset of his post-presidency, Nixon saw the way forward as one where he would be, as he wrote in his diary in late , “writing a book—maybe one, maybe more—and follow it.


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Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n library. The Nixon Effect examines the 37th president’s political legacy in broad-ranging ways that make clear, for the first time, the breadth and duration of his influence on American political life.

The book argues that Nixon is the key political figure in postwar American politics in multiple ways, some barely acknowledged until now/5(14). According to The Battle for Public Opinion, sociologists Gladys and Kurt Lang’s definitive but long-out-of-print book, the Watergate scandal took a long time to make an impact on the public.

The sappy ploy worked, probably better than Nixon ever dreamed. He went on to eight years as vice president, losing campaigns for president in and governor of California insix years in.

According to historian Jefferson Cowie, whose book Stayin’ Alive covers some of the same time period as The Hardhat Riot, Nixon, who had thought a lot about a potential political realignment, not only sought to cement his hold on the white South but also saw an opening for Republicans to permanently poach Northern blue-collar whites from.

After reading the book, gave me a better understanding of how Civil Rights played an important role during the Nixon Administration. I recommend this book for those that want to learn and understand the how the democratic and republican party function regards to politics, principles,a nd policies of Civil s: 1.

The television debates dominate the memory of the election. Images of a pale Nixon with a sweaty brow are frequently contrasted with Kennedy’s tan and ease before the camera and contemporary media accounts of the event frequently describe it as a night when television revolutionized American politics.

Vice Pres. NIXON: [television commercial] In recent years, crime in this country has grown nine times as fast as population.

At the current rate, the crimes of. "The present formula of TV debate is designed to corrupt the public judgment and, eventually, the whole political process," he wrote. "The American presidency is too great an office to. Richard Milhous Nixon (January 9, – Ap ) was the 37th president of the United States, serving from until A member of the Republican Party, Nixon previously served as the 36th vice president from tohaving risen to national prominence as a representative and senator from five years in the White House that saw the conclusion to the U.S.

If there was a “politics as usual” aspect to Watergate, Sussman writes, it was in the help Nixon got from members of both political parties. Therein lies one of the book’s many lessons: Watergate would have been brought to a close much sooner except “for the help powerful men on Reviews:   Published in (only a year into Nixon’s first term), this book is not a biography at all it is more a sophisticated, clever commentary on the political and social fabric of Nixon’s era.

Many readers will find it unapproachable and tough to finish; others will revel in its wisdom and reflections – Not Rated (Full review here). Richard Nixon, the 37th president of the United States, was born on January 9, in Yorba Linda, elected to public office in representing California’s 12th congressional district, Nixon was elected to the US Senate in and two years later won the first of two terms as vice president of the United States.

President Nixon with the transcripts of the infamous Watergate tapes, making a television address from the White House Oval Office in Dirck Halstead/The LIFE Images Collection/Getty Images. In the political world, it's easy to get wrapped up in social commentary from both sides of the aisle on television.

However, our nation still depends heavily on political books, such as James Comey's recent A Higher Loyalty or Hillary Clinton's What 's with these kinds of books that we're able to get a more personal viewpoint of our government and society as a whole.

"This summary can be regarded as a companion document to a Public Telecommunications Review reprint of a series of articles written by Dr. Robert K. Avery and Dr. Robert Pepper, The Politics of Interconnection ; a History of Public Television at the National Level." Description: pages ; 28 cm: Other Titles: Public telecommunications review.

David Greenberg, who teaches history and political science at Yale, is the author of “Nixon’s Shadow: The History of an Image” (W.W. Norton, ). Subscribers Are Reading California. When President Nixon learned in September that "liberal" commentators Robert MacNeil and Sander Vanocur would anchor a new Public Broadcasting Service television program, he.

The Pentagon Papers, officially titled Report of the Office of the Secretary of Defense Vietnam Task Force, is a United States Department of Defense history of the United States' political and military involvement in Vietnam from to The papers were released by Daniel Ellsberg, who had worked on the study; they were first brought to the attention of the public on the front page of.

And Richard Nixon, of course, the dominant presence in the book, brooding over all of them—a “brilliant and tormented man,” Perlstein writes, “struggling to forge a public language that. McGinniss' political story-telling is better than average, but his in-depth look at the political challenges of using early-ish television and careful curation of articles from media philosophers and strategy memos from senior Nixon advisors are what makes this book.

Students of politics would be well-advised to read it, but it should be Reviews: We invite your comments about our web site, our television programming, and any books you want to recommend for our coverage.

You can e-mail Book TV at [email protected] or feel free to leave a. Nixon understood that, bymillions of white Americans detested what they saw as growing disrespect for authority and the American way.

Civil .