Tag Archives: Watergate

Review: Poisoning the Press by Mark Feldstein

Subtitle: Richard Nixon, Jack Anderson, and the Rise of Washington’s Scandal Culture Back in the 1970s, I was a madwoman about Watergate. I read every book that came out, even wrote a graduate paper (which was published in a small, … Continue reading

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Review: The Powers That Be by David Halberstam

The Powers That Be could have been titled The Road to Watergate. First published in the mid 1970s, it details the rise of four national media: Time, the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times and CBS television. The Powers That … Continue reading

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Review: Grand Expectations: The United States, 1945-1974, by James T Patterson

Although I prefer reading history that is focused on a particular person, event, or theme, once in awhile, it’s good to get an overview of an era. And there’s no better series for that than the Oxford History of the … Continue reading

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