Nixon: Volume 3 : Ruin and Recovery, 1973-1990

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Simon and Schuster, 1991 - Biography & Autobiography - 667 pages
Nixon's late career is the political story of the century. With a historian's perspective, Ambrose unravels one of the major mysteries of American political life: How this fascinating president destroyed and then resurrected himself. 16 pages of photographs.

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NIXON: The Triumph Of A Politician 1962-1972

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The second of three installments in an ambitious biography of one of the century's most perplexing and beguiling politicians. Volume tree left off with Nixon's "last press conference" after he lost ... Read full review

NIXON: Vol. III, Ruin and Recovery

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Foreign policy master, political brawler, family man, loner, tragic hero, criminal, elder statesman, eternal conniver—Richard Nixon plays all of these roles in the final installment of Ambrose's ... Read full review


The Christmas Bombing The Second Inaugural CeaseFire
War Between Nixon and Congress

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Historian Stephen E. Ambrose grew up in Wisconsin and attended the University of Wisconsin and the University of Louisiana. Ambrose is considered to be one of the foremost historical scholars of recent times and has been a professor for over three decades. He is also the founder and president of the National D-Day Museum in New Orleans. His works include D-Day: June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II, Citizen Soldiers: The U. S. Army from Normandy Beaches to the Bulge to the Surrender of Germany, June 7, 1944-May 7, 1945, Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest and Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson and the Opening of the American West. Abrose served historical consultant on the motion picture Saving Private Ryan.