6 edition of Nixon and Kissinger CD found in the catalog.
April 24, 2007
Written in English
|Contributions||Eric Conger (Narrator)|
The current war in Iraq is mentioned only once in Robert Dallek’s engrossing new book, “Nixon and Kissinger,” and yet the reader cannot help regarding his account of the Nixon White House. Nixon and Kissinger Partners in Power By Robert Dallek pages. $ HarperCollins. The current war in Iraq is mentioned only once in Robert Dallek's engrossing new book, "Nixon and Kissinger.
For big, bold and compelling, it is impossible to ignore Kissinger - the idealist (Allen Lane), the first volume of Niall Ferguson's biography of Henry Kissinger, which asks us to reconsider America's best-known "realist" as more Kantian than Machiavellian, more Castlereagh than Meternich, at least up to , when President Nixon /5(). Nixon, Kissinger, and the Shah offers a detailed account of three key historical episodes in the Nixon-Kissinger-Pahlavi partnership that shaped the global Cold War far beyond Iran's borders. It examines the emergence of Iranian primacy in the Persian Gulf as the Nixon administration looked to the shah to fill the vacuum created by the British Author: Roham Alvandi.
Dallek uncovers details about Nixon and Kissinger's tumultuous personal relationship and the extent to which they struggled to outdo each other in the reach for foreign policy achievements. Dallek reveals Nixon's erratic behavior during Watergate and the extent to which Kissinger was complicit in trying to help Nixon use national security to. Book Says Nixon Prayed, Wept on Eve of Departure On the night before he announced his resignation as President, Richard Nixon retired alone to the Lincoln Sitting Room upstairs in the White House. Then he sum-moned Henry Kissinger, his Secretary of State. The fol-lowing extract from the new book, "The Final Days," describes that Size: KB.
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Robert Dallek is the author of Nixon and Kissinger, a Pulitzer Prize finalist, and An Unfinished Life: John F.
Kennedy,among other books. An elected fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and of the Society of American Historians, for which he served as president from toDallek lives in Washington, D.C/5(77). Robert Dallek is the author of An Unfinished Life: John F. Kennedy, and Nixon and Kissinger, among other books.
His writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic Monthly, and Vanity Fair. He lives in Washington, D.C/5(78). Robert Dallek is the author of An Unfinished Nixon and Kissinger CD book John F.
Kennedy, and Nixon and Kissinger, among other books. His writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic Monthly, and Vanity Fair.
He lives in Washington, by: More than thirty years after working side by side in the White House, Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger still stand as two of the most compelling, contradict. Robert Dallek is the author of An Unfinished Life: John F. Kennedy, and Nixon and Kissinger, among other books.
His writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic Monthly, Nixon and Kissinger CD book Vanity Fair. He lives in Washington, D.C/5(13). CD. Nixon and Kissinger. Author(s): Robert Dallek. "It's a daunting prospect to think that one will need nearly a full workweek to listen to this historical account of Nixon and Kissinger.
The book examines one of the most complex and, in many ways, successful relationships in modern diplomatic history. his frustration with Nixon's. Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger were two of the most compelling, contradictory, and important leaders in America in the second half of the twentieth century.
Both were largely self-made men, brimming with ambition and often ruthless in pursuit of their : Nixon and Kissinger tilted toward Pakistan — in part because it was serving as their conduit to China, in part because India had signed a treaty with.
This book explains U.S. opposition to the Allende government by highlighting Nixon and Kissinger's imperial disdain for Latin America in general and Chile in particular, their fundamental ignorance of the region, and the influence of the U.S.
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Description. In this epic dual biography, one of our most distinguished scholars—the bestselling author of An Unfinished Life—probes the lives and times of two unlikely leaders whose partnership dominated American and world affairs and changed the course of history Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger were two of the most compelling, contradictory, and important leaders in America in the.
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out of 5 stars Nixon and Kissinger: Partners in Power. by Robert Dallek | out of 5 stars Hardcover. Coverage of the Vietnam War from the military angle is pretty easy to come by, but for a change of pace I decided to read a book that almost entirely ignores the war itself, except as the context for the protracted diplomatic game (both formal and secret) aimed at ending the US involvement in Vietnam while still preserving face for the United States in general and the Nixon administration in /5.
This book was very disappointing. I was expecting an in-depth discussion on foreign policy; how it is formulated, implemented and strategies used.
What I got was an in-depth look at the flawed characters of Nixon and Kissinger. The book spent more time on their flaws and paranoia than on any of their foreign policy accomplishments and failures.
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Sideshow: Nixon, Kissinger, and the Destruction of Cambodia is well documented and offers historical insight into the horrible events of the war in Vietnam/Cambodia/Laos. Some of the inane quotes from our (US) leaders during that time and other events sound similar to that of some of our current leaders (Bush et al), or like they were written /5.
Nixon and Kissinger is a masterpiece giving one an incredible insight to the background of these two people before they became the dynamic duo - how these two very different people plotted and schemed together - the dislike they had for each other - the dependence they had on each other - the successes and failures - and the catastrophic conclusion of this presidency/5.
Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the last shah of Iran, is often remembered as a pliant instrument of American power during the Cold War. In this groundbreaking study Roham Alvandi offers a revisionist account of the shah's relationship with the United States by examining the partnership he forged with Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger in the s.4/5.
“Kissinger the Negotiator,” by James K. Sebenius, R. Nicholas Burns and Robert H. Mnookin, presents diplomacy as the art of influencing friends and adversaries. Buy a cheap copy of Nixon and Kissinger: Partners in Power book by Robert Dallek. Working side by side in the White House, Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger were two of the most compelling, contradictory, and powerful figures in America in the Free shipping over $Cited by: Nixon and Kissinger operated in secrecy in order to hide the "collateral damage" of their China policy, particularly the damage it did to the former U.S.
client state of Taiwan. Warner, Geoffrey, “Nixon, Kissinger, and the Breakup of Pakistan, ,” International Affairs (London), 81. Nixon and Kissinger: Partners in Power by Robert Dallek pp, Penguin, £ Henry Kissinger once gave the secretary of state, William Rogers, a transcript of a conversation with Nixon Author: Frances Stonor Saunders.