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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Published September 1st by Touchstone first published United States House of Representatives elections, U. The focus is on the cover up and, especially, the build up of pressure that eventually led to Nixon’s resignation. This book is a good history of the events that became known as Watergate.

Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert. The t This book is a good history of the events that became known as Watergate.

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

This is probably the best one volume history of Watergate. Kinda sketchy in places–and too centered on the White House. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Lists with This Book.

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 high stakes. An inside peek into the administration, it makes great companion book and frdd to All the President’s Men both the movie and the book ‘s outside perspective. You could very well begin reading this book with absolutley no prior knowledge.


Also who was on the Enemies List, etc. Impeachment 5 June The New York Times Company.

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The book ends with brief aftermath of the Watergate Scandal. Thank you for signing up, fellow book lover! 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.

This lead to the formation of the plumbers unit to stop leaks and perform political espionage. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Cover-up 15 May 3. Very good book, even though with all the names thrown around, it was a bit confusing, especially because people were frequently changing positions and who they reported to.

The Fall of a President 21 August Jan 09, Steven rated it it was ok. I’d read a ton of Watergate stuff ove It seems like a lot of people are interested in Watergate these days. Senator from California — U.


There it was and it was all true well, except what Nixon said. From the outset of his tenure in the White House, Nixon was obsessed with the fear of being a one-term president.

Solid and readable account of wateergate Watergate affair, with some of the background of the pattern of unpleasant behaviour from the Nixon Administration. This book is frfd for advanced readers. Get a FREE e-book by joining our mailing list today! Apr 26, Dan Cohen rated it liked it Shelves: Retrieved from ” https: Thus, Emery tells a sometimes confusing Waterrgate narrative, referring first to one memoir, then to another sharply differing one in recounting the major events: Nearly 20 years old, but still the best account of the Watergate scandal.


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It does a good job of presenting both facts and glimpses into Nixon’s psyche as the scandal brings his Presidency crumbling around his ears. Open Preview See a Problem? Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. As the 20th anniversary of Richard Nixon’s fall and tarnishing of the presidential image approaches, Emery provides an intricate, meticulously researched narrative that draws heavily on interviews But although Emery unearths some new tapes and discusses some new details his major revelation is that John Mitchell attempted to enter into a plea bargain in which Nixon would be spared prosecution in return for Mitchell’s guilty pleahis account clearly reestablishes what other Watergate accounts have demonstrated: Apr 12, Meredith rated it really liked it Shelves: Break-in 8 May 2.

A Third Rate Burglary 7 August 2. Christian Science Publishing Society. This book by Emery actuallyt took a long time to read.

I wouldn’t recommend it for anyone who isn’t already very interested in Watergate. I liked how unbiased I felt it was and how detailed oriented it was. I’d read a ton of Watergate stuff over the years, but never really felt I had the whole story straight in my head, from beginning to end, until now.