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Abuse of Power By Stanley I. Kutler

Abuse of Power by Stanley I. Kutler

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A historic Supreme Court Ruling makes possible this landmark publishing event: every Oval office conversation showing Richard Nixon's stunning abuse of presidential power - released to the public for the very first time.

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Abuse of Power: New Nixon Tapes by Stanley I. Kutler

No President has taped Oval conversations so thoroughly or found himself in as much trouble as Richard Nixon. He and his heirs fought for years to keep hours of these sensitive recordings from ever being released. Now Stanley I. Kutler, an emminent historian and one of the principle parties to the lawsuit that forced the tapes release, has edited and annotated every tape concerning abuses of power from Nixon's entire presidency. Among the breathtaking revelations are evidence of Nixon's direct role in the obstruction of justice during the 'Watergate' investigation to the proposal for a $5 million scheme to secretly finance a black candidate for president in order to split the democratic vote. Nixon's own voice and those of his closest advisors expose an administration steeped in corruption. Revealing unprecedented details about White House activities as well as painting a vivid portrait of a paranoid and narcissistic world leader - ABUSE OF POWER is a fascinating look into the inner workings of America's most notorious presidency.

About Stanley I. Kutler

Stanley I. Kutler is Professor of American Institutions and Professor of Law at The University of Wisconsin.

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GOR011123155
9780684841274
0684841274
Abuse of Power: New Nixon Tapes by Stanley I. Kutler
Used - Like New
Hardback
Simon & Schuster Ltd
1998-06-01
512
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