From the Back Cover
"This selection of Nixon documents is excellent, as is Rick Perlstein's introduction. It gets Nixon right, and it identifies the defining themes of his life and career."--David Greenberg, Rutgers University, author of Nixon's Shadow: The History of an Image
"Rick Perlstein's Nixon anthology is extremely impressive. Given that Nixon wrote or heavily edited most of his speeches, this collection of representative statements not only sheds much light on Nixon's long public life but it also reveals much about his multifaceted personality. And Perlstein's introduction and notes are insightful and balanced."--Timothy Naftali, author of Blind Spot: The Secret History of American Counterterrorism
About the Author
Rick Perlstein is the author of "Nixonland: The Rise of a President and the Fracturing of America" (Scribner) and "Before the Storm: Barry Goldwater and the Unmaking of the American Consensus" (Hill & Wang), which won the "Los Angeles Times" book prize. He has written for many publications, including the "New York Times" and the "Washington Post".