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[FREE PDF] The Nixon Tapes: 1971-1972 by Douglas Brinkley

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Download: http://tinyurl.com/pcke33t The Nixon Tapes: 1971-1972 by Douglas Brinkley "Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (July 29, 2014) The famous -- and infamous -- Nixon White House tapes that reveal for the first time President Richard Nixon uncensored, unfiltered, and in his own words President Nixon's voice-activated taping system captured every word spoken in the Oval Office, Cabinet Room, and other key locations in the White House, and at Camp David -- 3,700 hours of recordings between 1971 and 1973. Yet less than 5 percent of those conversations have ever been transcribed and published. Now, thanks to professor Luke Nichter's massive effort to digitize and transcribe the tapes, the world can finally read an unprecedented account of one of the most important and controversial presidencies in U.S. history. The Nixon Tapes offers a selection of fascinating scenes from the year Nixon opened relations with China, negotiated the SALT I arms agreement with the Soviet Union, and won a landslide reelection victory. All the while, the growing shadow of Watergate and Nixon's political downfall crept ever closer. The Nixon Tapes provides a never-before-seen glimpse into a flawed president's hubris, paranoia, and political genius. Editorial Reviews About the Author Douglas Brinkley is Professor of History at Rice University and a Fellow at the James Baker III Institute of Public Policy. He has published"