The Making of the President 1972 (Landmark Political)

The Making of the President 1972 (Landmark Political)

Theodore H. White


In The Making of the President 1972, the fourth quantity of narrative background of yankee politics in motion, Theodore H. White brings his defining quartet of crusade narratives to a shocking and riveting shut. The consummate journalist, White chronicles either the Democratic and the Republican events as they jockeyed for place towards the tip of Richard M. Nixon’s turbulent first time period. He illuminates the cinematic moments that formed the campaign—the try out on George Wallace’s lifestyles, Edmund Muskie crying within the snow in New Hampshire, the fast upward thrust and fall of Tom Eagleton, and the continuing ache of Vietnam—leading inexorably to a moment chaotic cave in one of the Democrats and a landslide victory for Nixon. but whilst the president’s maximum pursuits have been proven, White watches aghast because the “new Nixon” of 1968 is eclipsed via the corrupt Nixon of old—a Shakespearean end to an unbelievable political epoch.

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