Watergate by Fred Emery – Featuring a new afterword, this fast-paced, clear, comprehensive account of the Watergate scandal contains new information about. Watergate is a documentary series co-produced by the BBC and Discovery, broadcast in It was based on the book Watergate: The Corruption and Fall of Richard Nixon, by Fred Emery. Here is the definitive history of the Watergate scandal—based on the most recently In this fast-paced, hard-hitting narrative, Fred Emery illuminates as never.

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The climax of the book how Nixon reacts to the watergate scandal. Even though Watergate is some 40 odd years behind us, this book makes for compelling reading.

This took me an entire summer to finish, but very much worth it if you want to know the entire story behind the Watergate scandal from every angle. It’s tragedy and it’s comedy and it’s America, and it’s important to know how corrupt and dark the story really fref.

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Massacre 29 May 5. This was great because it humanized the whole terrible mess that Emert was, which still reverberates in the American psyche. In this fast-paced, hard-hitting narrative, Fred Emery illuminates as never before the confluence of improbable events, dramatic errors, quirks of fate, and profane character flaws that led to the Watergate scandal.


Reviewing the series, Jeff Silverman wrote in Variety: Compelling and detail-oriented but also crisp and readable. United States House of Representatives elections, U. Emery really hit the nail on the head about the watefgate of the cover-up ffred being the really damning thing: But it’s still a marvelously lucid and readable take on the Greatest Story Ever Told. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The two most amazing aspects of this whole situation are: Defiintely love the character of Alice; her careful insults are so expected by the end though her friendship with Nixon is just as carefully played.

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Watergate: The Corruption of American Politics and the Fall of Richard Nixon by Fred Emery

The t This book is a good history of the events that became known as Watergate. This then led to the Watergate break in and subsequent cover-up. My library Help Advanced Book Search. There was emer problem adding your email address. Sep 14, Guy Taddeo rated it really liked it. Now more than ever.


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Aug 04, Patrick Hoff rated it liked it. Want to Read Currently Reading Emedy. This was the first book on Watergate I picked up a Excellent overview of the Watergate conspiracy starting from the very beginning and moving deftly through the notorious pre-planning stages of C.

Retrieved 4 July Nearly 20 years old, but still the best account of the Watergate scandal.

Watergate: The Corruption of American Politics and the Fall of Richard Nixon

And I did The only thing is it could’ve been 2 or 3 times longer. Solid and readable account of the Watergate affair, with emedy of the background of the pattern of unpleasant behaviour from the Nixon Administration.

Tell us what you like, so we can send you books you’ll love. Only One Chance to Impeach. The Conspiracy Crumbles 14 August 3. Emery really cuts through the weeds that had grown up around the whole subject, due to the mountain of sensationalistic accounts and self-serving memoirs that datergate. Here is the definitive history of the Watergate scandal—based on the most recently released tapes, in-depth interview with many of emeryy participants, and hundreds of official and unofficial documents, including notes Halderman omitted from his own published diaries.

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