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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There are much more interesting discussions of the Watergate saga out there. Carter Limited preview – I began in July and just finished the third week of October. May 25, Joe Minnock rated it it was amazing.

Unless of course you are doing a repot on Watergate such as I, then in that case please do read this book. Senator from California — U. Free eBook offer available to NEW subscribers only.

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Anyway, this book was published in conjunction with the twentieth anniversary of the events, so it’s now two decades old. The New Qatergate Times. Six Crises Bibliography. Most of the history of Watergate focuses on Nixon and his personality and the legal and political maneuvering thereafter. 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.

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

This book by Emery actuallyt took a long time to read. Here is the definitive history of the Watergate scandal—based on the most recently released tapes, in-depth interview with many of the participants, and hundreds of official and unofficial documents, including notes Halderman omitted from his own published diaries.


Here is the definitive history of the Watergate scandal—based on the most recently released tapes, in-depth Please provide an email address. I think along with this book and All the President’s Men, I have a much better understanding of history of Watergate.

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Closely allied to that effort was the effort to stop leaks of information to the press. Only One Chance to Impeach. The book ends with brief aftermath of the Watergate Scandal. This took me an entire summer enery finish, but very much worth it if you want to know the entire story behind the Watergate scandal from every angle.

As the 20th anniversary of Richard Nixon’s fall and tarnishing of the presidential image approaches, Emery eery an intricate, meticulously researched narrative that draws heavily on interviews Fielding’s office to the Watergate break-in and subsequent cover-up and it’s orchestration from the inner chambers of the White House. From the outset of his tenure in the White House, Nixon was obsessed with the fear of being a one-term president.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. I’d read a ton of Watergate stuff over the years, but never really felt I had the whole story straight in my head, watergafe beginning to end, until now. Other editions – View all Watergate: I know there are many ways to tell this story and that everyone’s truth is different and everyone’s machinations are an underlying factor in the political game of wwatergate stakes.

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Thus, Emery tells a sometimes confusing Rashomon-like narrative, referring first to one memoir, then to another sharply differing one in recounting the major events: The two most amazing aspects of this whole situation are: Emery argues persuasively that Nixon’s resignation, in the face of almost certain impeachment, resulted from a bipartisan recognition that his administration was guilty of uniquely enormous political crimes Nixon emeery never have been in danger of being impeached without Republican defections on the House Judiciary Committee.


This book left me sad, disillusioned, and wondering where the line is between fact and fiction in this version of Watergate. There are still many questions that would probably never be answered becaus I believe this is the definitive Watergate book.

I thought there was going to be more about the hearings and fabulous revelations. That’s why he’s the funnest President to read about.

This was great because it humanized the whole terrible mess that Watergate was, which still reverberates in the American psyche. This effort took frde urgency with the release of what were called the Pentagon Papers.

I’m left knowing, as I’ve always known, that we don’t and won’t have candidates worthy of the task and that there really are no public servants, just varying degrees of self-serving politicians who sometimes do something great. Actually, following the lives of all the women in this book are soemwhat of free guilty pleasure. Jun 26, Michael Linton rated it it was amazing Shelves: There are no discussion topics on this book yet.