Books tagged: richard nixon

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The Foreign Policies of U.S. Presidents
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,700. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
From America's beginning its presidents have grappled with foreign policy concerns, some of which are well remembered while others are long forgotten. For example, Fillmore in the 1850's resisted pressure to go to war with Peru over bird droppings. Eisenhower resisted pressure in the 1950's to get pulled into war in Vietnam. This volume summarizes the foreign policies of each U.S. President.
More About the Presidents Than You Ever Wanted to Know: Dwight D. Eisenhower to Barack Obama
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,320. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Reagan's favorite book was 'The Hunt for Red October?' Eisenhower was once a night supervisor at a creamery? JFK had a pony named 'Macaroni?' Carter's favorite vegetable is egg plant? These and other odd tidbits of trivia are found in this volume which covers the favorite foods of the presidents, their health problems, their pets and their favorite books. The 4th of four volumes.
Sputnik The Soviet Challenge
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Sputnik's launch put the United States scientific and military programs up against it. The U.S. Vanguard rockets began orbiting only months later. Yet there was a sense of urgency for the U.S. to catch up to its Cold War rival. U.S. Politicians, especially President Eisenhower, were pressured to step up testing of scientific and military rockets in order to bring the U.S. forward in the Space Age.
18 & 1/2 Minutes: Nixon's Darkest Secrets Revealed
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,490. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
"18 & 1/2 Minutes" is a contemporary political mystery/thriller set in Denver, Colorado and Washington, D.C. This book has an epic revelation at its heart – it answers one of America's greatest unsolved political mysteries – what’s on Richard Nixon’s missing eighteen and a half minutes.
Beating Plowshares into Swords: An Alternate History of the Vietnam War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,960. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
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What if the Tet Offensive had been launched three years early? What if the United States had then sent a million men into Southeast Asia? What if they'd cut the Ho Chi Minh Trail? What if they'd bombed the North Vietnamese back into the Stone Age? And what if none of that had worked? Would that be the time to start thinking the unthinkable?
Watergate Considered as an Org Chart of Semi-Precious Stones
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,110. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
A light-hearted yet insightful tour through the Watergate scandal! You'll delve into the origin of the scandal, the motives of the players, and how the situation spiraled so badly out of control. Illustrated with photographs, cartoons, diagrams, and political memorabilia, WATERGATE CONSIDERED... is a delightful addition to anyone's collection of political books. Watergate was never like this!
PIVOT a 90-minute play for radio
Series: The TIME-LIFE Conspiracy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,960. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
It didn’t just happen that soundbite television came to trivialize the great issues of the day. Someone willed it. A very surprising someone. With the best possible intentions. For the best possible reasons. In all sincerity. To save the Republic.
A Crime of Influence a screenplay
Series: The TIME-LIFE Conspiracy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,110. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
In 1952, in the last titanic struggle for the soul of America, one man has the vision and the power to do what has to be done. Harry Luce can do his patriotic duty — and destroy his friend. Or Harry can be loyal to his friend — and betray his country. Which would you choose?
An Election of Patriots a true novel in their own words
Series: The TIME-LIFE Conspiracy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,990. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Nonfiction » History » American
It didn’t just happen that soundbite television came to trivialize policy. Someone willed it. A very surprising someone. With the best possible intentions. For the best possible reasons. In all sincerity. To save the Republic. To elect the best possible President. A crime of influence. Perpetrated by real people. Who paid a real price. This is their true story. In their own words.
American Sanctions Against The Soviet Union From Nixon To Reagan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,980. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
This study describes and analyzes selected cases of economic and other sanctions imposed by the United States Government against the Soviet Union during the Nixon through Reagan presidential administrations.