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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Selected pages Title Page. 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. I’m left knowing, as I’ve always known, that we don’t and won’t have candidates worthy of the task and that there really are no public servants, just vary This book left me sad, disillusioned, and wondering where the line is between fact and fiction in this version of Watergate.

A first-rate and clear exposition of a complex and bizarre episode that traumatized America and tested the vitality of its political system.

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

Watergate Genre Documentary Based on Watergate: A Modified Limited Hangout. Thus, Emery tells a sometimes confusing Rashomon-like narrative, referring first to one memoir, then to another sharply differing one in recounting the major events: But for anyone who wants not just the forest but all the trees, this is the watfrgate.

This page was last edited on 3 Mayat Must redeem within 90 days. This work watdrgate into a detailed history of the crime, how it was done, who paid for it, and then also covers the criminal trials and political events. Jun 26, Michael Linton rated it it emrry amazing Shelves: In this fast-paced, hard-hitting narrative, Fred Emery illuminates as never before the confluence of improbable events, dramatic errors, quirks of fate, and profane character flaws that led to the Watergate scandal.

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Aug 06, Mark Oconnor rated it it was amazing Shelves: It uses just about every book written about Watergate. Stuart rated it really liked it Jun 17, The two most amazing aspects of this whole situation are: Price may vary by retailer. I’d read a ton of Watergate stuff ove It seems like a lot of people are interested in Watergate these days. The New York Times.

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

This was the first book on Watergate I picked up a Excellent overview of the Watergate conspiracy starting from the very waterate and moving deftly through the notorious pre-planning stages of C. By clicking ‘Sign me up’ I acknowledge that I have read and agree to the privacy policy and terms of use. Sarah rated it really liked it Aug 08, Scapegoat 22 May 4.

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Lengthy, boring if you’re not interested in the subject material, but fascinating if you are. Very good book, even though with all the names thrown around, it was a bit confusing, especially because people were frequently changing positions and who they reported to. Unless of course you are doing a repot on Watergate such as I, then in that case please do read this book. Sep 10, Craigtator rated it it was amazing Shelves: Here is the definitive history of the Watergate scandal—based on the most recently released tapes, in-depth interview with many of the participants, and hundreds of official and unofficial documents, including notes Halderman omitted from his own published diaries.


Mar 11, Connie rated it liked it. Apr 26, Dan Cohen rated it liked it Shelves: Senate election, California gubernatorial election, Republican Party presidential primaries, Republican National Conventions, Nixon Presidential campaign, United States presidential elections, debates Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. This book by Emery actuallyt took a long time to read.

A Procrastination Too Far. Defiintely love the character of Alice; her careful insults are so expected by the end though her friendship with Nixon is just as carefully played.

I thought there was going to be more about the hearings and fabulous revelations. Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger.

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