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The Resource Fatal politics : the Nixon tapes, the Vietnam War, and the casualties of reelection, Ken Hughes

Fatal politics : the Nixon tapes, the Vietnam War, and the casualties of reelection, Ken Hughes

Label
Fatal politics : the Nixon tapes, the Vietnam War, and the casualties of reelection
Title
Fatal politics
Title remainder
the Nixon tapes, the Vietnam War, and the casualties of reelection
Statement of responsibility
Ken Hughes
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Citing more recent reflections in a distant mirror in both Bush and Obama presidencies, Hughes demonstrates how the Nixon tapes (2/16/71-7/12/73) debunked the (persisting) Nixon myth, which enabled him to deny responsibility for losing Vietnam
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10496694
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.924
Index
index present
LC call number
E855
LC item number
.H833 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the Nixon tapes, the Vietnam War, and the casualties of reelection
Label
Fatal politics : the Nixon tapes, the Vietnam War, and the casualties of reelection, Ken Hughes
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Vietnamization -- "A nightmare of recrimination" -- "A hell of a shift" -- How to kill a withdrawal deadline -- Ted Kennedy -- The liberal mistake -- China -- "I'm being perfectly cynical" -- Cold steel -- Meeting Zhou -- Booting away nationalistic fervor -- "Old friends" -- "He deserves our confidence" -- JFK v. Nixon -- "Super secret agent" -- Sixty-six percent for six months -- "One arm tied behind" -- "Why does the Air Force constantly undercut us?" -- The appearance of success -- "Any means necessary" -- "A Russian game, a Chinese game and an election game" -- "It could be a bit longer" -- The Democrats -- "No one will give a damn" -- "Idealism with integrity" -- "Our terms will eventually destroy him" -- Blow-up 1968 -- "We're behind the trees!" -- "Saving face or saving lives" -- "Brutalize him" -- Kissinger v. Thieu -- "No possibility whatever" -- "The man who should cry is I" -- "The fellow is off of his head" -- No coalition government -- "Peace is at hand" -- "A little bit diabolically" -- The Chennault Affair -- "The clearest choice" -- Election day 1972 -- Promises and threats -- Christmas bombing -- "Let us be proud" -- The prisoners dilemma -- The final cutoff -- Stabbed in the back -- "We can blame them for the whole thing" -- Nixon's dolchstoss legende -- Unearthing Nixon's strategy -- The University of Virginia's Miller Center -- Decision points -- The Nixon tapes -- Interpretive inertia -- A better war -- Questions unasked
Control code
5742449
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 273 pages
Isbn
9780813938028
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014044262
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40024773864
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn898087386
  • (OCoLC)898087386
Label
Fatal politics : the Nixon tapes, the Vietnam War, and the casualties of reelection, Ken Hughes
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Vietnamization -- "A nightmare of recrimination" -- "A hell of a shift" -- How to kill a withdrawal deadline -- Ted Kennedy -- The liberal mistake -- China -- "I'm being perfectly cynical" -- Cold steel -- Meeting Zhou -- Booting away nationalistic fervor -- "Old friends" -- "He deserves our confidence" -- JFK v. Nixon -- "Super secret agent" -- Sixty-six percent for six months -- "One arm tied behind" -- "Why does the Air Force constantly undercut us?" -- The appearance of success -- "Any means necessary" -- "A Russian game, a Chinese game and an election game" -- "It could be a bit longer" -- The Democrats -- "No one will give a damn" -- "Idealism with integrity" -- "Our terms will eventually destroy him" -- Blow-up 1968 -- "We're behind the trees!" -- "Saving face or saving lives" -- "Brutalize him" -- Kissinger v. Thieu -- "No possibility whatever" -- "The man who should cry is I" -- "The fellow is off of his head" -- No coalition government -- "Peace is at hand" -- "A little bit diabolically" -- The Chennault Affair -- "The clearest choice" -- Election day 1972 -- Promises and threats -- Christmas bombing -- "Let us be proud" -- The prisoners dilemma -- The final cutoff -- Stabbed in the back -- "We can blame them for the whole thing" -- Nixon's dolchstoss legende -- Unearthing Nixon's strategy -- The University of Virginia's Miller Center -- Decision points -- The Nixon tapes -- Interpretive inertia -- A better war -- Questions unasked
Control code
5742449
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 273 pages
Isbn
9780813938028
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014044262
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40024773864
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn898087386
  • (OCoLC)898087386

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