Watergate by Fred Emery – Featuring a new afterword, this fast-paced, clear, comprehensive account of the Watergate scandal contains new information about. Watergate is a documentary series co-produced by the BBC and Discovery, broadcast in It was based on the book Watergate: The Corruption and Fall of Richard Nixon, by Fred Emery. Here is the definitive history of the Watergate scandal—based on the most recently In this fast-paced, hard-hitting narrative, Fred Emery illuminates as never.

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Simon and Schuster- History – pages. Emery argues persuasively that Nixon’s resignation, in the face of almost certain impeachment, resulted from a bipartisan recognition that his administration was guilty of uniquely enormous political crimes Nixon would never have been in danger of being impeached without Republican defections on the House Judiciary Committee.

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Watergate:: The Corruption of American Politics and the Fall of Richard Nixon

Impeachment 5 June It does a good job of presenting both facts and glimpses into Nixon’s psyche as the scandal brings his Presidency crumbling around his ears.

I’m left knowing, as I’ve always known, that we don’t and wtaergate have candidates worthy of the task and that there really are no public servants, just varying degrees of self-serving politicians who sometimes do something great.


Books by Fred Emery. Picture Doctor Evil hiring the criminals from Home Alone to break into an office and then using the Dumb and Dumber guys to cover it up. Sign up and get a free eBook! From the outset of his tenure in the White House, Nixon was obsessed with the fear of being a one-term president.

It was broadcast as five episodes of 50 minutes each. You could very well be This book by Emery actuallyt took a long time to read. Retrieved 4 July Thanks for telling us about the problem. Account Options Sign in. Now more than ever. Compelling and detail-oriented but also crisp and readable. Contents Breakthrough and Breakin.

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Media reporter, reviewer, emerry, guest booker, blogger. Laurence Harrington rated it it was amazing Jul 22, Jan 09, Steven rated it it was ok. An intense, exhausting deep-dive into Watergate and all of the players. It an an extremely useful resource because it gives you a clear understanding of everyone who is mentioned in the book.


Lengthy, boring if you’re not interested in the subject material, but fascinating if you are. Senator from California — U. Fielding’s office to the Watergate break-in and subsequent cover-up and it’s orchestration from the inner chambers of the White House.

And just what would’ve happened if he’d decided to barricade himself in the White House with artillery? The Fall of a President 21 August watergste It’s tragedy and it’s comedy and it’s America, and it’s important to know how corrupt and dark the story really was.


The focus stays tightly on Nixon and his cadre of thugs, loyalists and fall-people. Selected pages Title Page.

The New York Times. The book begins with Nixon’s political life leading up to Watergate. Cover-up 15 May 3. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. This was the first book on Watergate I picked up a Excellent overview of the Watergate conspiracy starting from the very beginning and moving deftly through the notorious pre-planning stages of C.

It takes you from the beginning of Nixon’s administration concerning the “horrors” up to the Watergate break-ins up to the final stages of his final departure which isn’t written about too often. Sep 10, Nathan rated it really liked it Recommends it for: This watergats left me sad, disillusioned, and wondering where the line is between fact and fiction in this version of Watergate.