Richard Nixon: The Shaping of His Character

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Contents
Foreword 9
Acknowledgments 11
I Man of Paradox 17
II The Oil in the Lemon Grove 30
III The Punishing Father 36
IV The Saintly Mother 53
V The Unsmiling Child 64
VI Splitting and Entitlement 76
VII Death and Two Brothers 87
VIII Presidential Fever 104
IX The Monastic Years 122
x The First Law Case: Failure 133
XI A Problem with Touching 140
XII Fighting Quaker 157
XIII The Dragon Slayer 170
XIV The First Informer 185
xv The Impact of Whittaker Chambers 197
XVI The Destruction of Alger Hiss 211
XVII On Women and Power: Pat and the Pink Lady 232
XVIII Nixon among the Giants 246
XIX Checkers 271
xx McCarthy 290
XXI Stevenson and Nixon 306
XXII Prelude to Vietnam 316
XXIII Hidden Problems: The Early Surfacing 329
XXIV Death Wishes 345

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Richard Nixon - The Shaping of His Character *
  • Contents *
  • Foreword *
  • Acknowledgments *
  • I - Man of Paradox *
  • II - The Oil in the Lemon Grove *
  • III - The Punishing Father *
  • IV - The Saintly Mother *
  • V - The Unsmiling Child *
  • VI - Splitting and Entitlement *
  • VII - Death and Two Brothers *
  • VIII - Presidential Fever *
  • IX - The Monastic Years *
  • X - The First Law Case: Failure *
  • XI - A Problem with Touching *
  • XII - Fighting Quaker *
  • XIII - The Dragon Slayer *
  • XIV - The First Informer *
  • XV - The Impact of Whittaker Chambers *
  • XVI - The Destruction of Alger Hiss *
  • XVII - On Women and Power: Pat and the Pink Lady *
  • XVIII - Nixon Among the Giants *
  • XIX - Checkers *
  • XX - Mccarthy *
  • XXI - Stevenson and Nixon *
  • XXII - Prelude to Vietnam *
  • XXIII - Hidden Problems: the Early Surfacing *
  • XXIV - Death Wishes *
  • XXV - On the Throwing of Rocks *
  • XXVI - Khrushchev *
  • XXVII - The Assassination Track *
  • XXVIII - Nixon and Kennedy *
  • XXIX - A Problem with Donald *
  • XXX - The Drubbing *
  • XXXI - The Private Man *
  • XXXII - The New York Years *
  • XXXIII - A Series of Accidents *
  • XXXIV - The Nixon Character *
  • Notes *
  • Bibliography *
  • Interviews *
  • Index *
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