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The Resource 31 days : the crisis that gave us the government we have today, Barry Werth

31 days : the crisis that gave us the government we have today, Barry Werth

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31 days : the crisis that gave us the government we have today
Title
31 days
Title remainder
the crisis that gave us the government we have today
Statement of responsibility
Barry Werth
Title variation
Thirty-one days
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Author Werth takes readers inside the White House during the tumultuous days following Nixon's resignation and the swearing-in of Gerald Ford. Watergate had torn the country apart. Within the White House and the Republican Party, Nixon's resignation produced new fissures and battle lines--and new opportunities for political advancement. Ford had to reassure the nation and the world that he would attend to the pressing issues of the day, and within hours of Nixon's departure, Ford began the all-important task of forming an inner circle of trusted advisers. Werth describes the often vicious sparring among two mutually distrustful staffs--Nixon's and Ford's vice presidential holdovers--and a transition team that included Donald Rumsfeld (then Nixon's ambassador to NATO) and Rumsfeld's former deputy, the 33-year-old coolly efficient Richard Cheney. The first detailed account of the maneuvering behind everything from the pardon of Nixon to the rise of a new cadre of Republican movers and shakers.--From publisher description
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.925/092
Index
index present
LC call number
E865
LC item number
.W47 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
31 days : the crisis that gave us the government we have today, Barry Werth
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [375]-381) and index
Control code
ocm61362242
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 398 p.
Isbn
9780385513807
Lccn
2005053877
Label
31 days : the crisis that gave us the government we have today, Barry Werth
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [375]-381) and index
Control code
ocm61362242
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 398 p.
Isbn
9780385513807
Lccn
2005053877

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