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It uncovers the the behind-the-scenes look at one of the weirdest political connections.
Witcover is at his best when he explores issues such as Nixon's own self-loathing and paranoia, which clearly fed into his decision to put Agnew on the '68 ticket.
There were so many possibilities of where pictures would have added so much to this book.
Provides excellent background information regarding the Nixon Administration and presidency. It is unfortunate that Richard Nixon didn't have a more enlightened view of the role of... Read morePublished 7 months ago by David M. Herman
"short, unhappy"...this left leaning centrist Reviewer still marvels at the GOP tendency to disown its' own...first sign of trouble...out! Read morePublished 20 months ago by Phil S.
unfortunately, found this book to be tedious and boring. long stretches of agnew being ignored by nixon. really little about agnew's resignation or life after the vice presidencyPublished on December 22, 2011 by Carter B. Parks
Richard Nixon.Spiro Agnew....two of the most controversial,and despised individuals ever to hold the offices of president and vice president of the united states... Read morePublished on July 1, 2011 by Sharon Levenson
This is an entertaining read, but I agree with other reviews that say the book is a bit too long and relies a bit too much on the White House tapes to make judgments. Read morePublished on May 30, 2011 by J. Smallridge
"NIX on AGNEW" was the wording written on a popular anti Nixon campaign button from 1968.
In this informative little volume we learn just whole heartedly Richard Nixon... Read more
As one who has read many books on the Nixon presidency, I have never come across anything that really explained the reasons behind the strange Nixon/Agnew relationship, or why... Read morePublished on January 23, 2009 by Katar Hol
It seems that Mr. Whitcover has covered this before in two previous books. As a previous reviewer said, this is a hatchet job on two of the most misunderstood people to hold the... Read morePublished on May 25, 2008 by Theodore Spence
Witcover has made a career of hate filled attacks on RN. This book is a cut and paste job with little new to offer.Published on December 27, 2007 by cv60