THE NIXON YEARS: DOWN FROM THE HIGHEST MOUNTAINTOP

THE NIXON YEARS

There is one thing solid and fundamental in politics . . . the law of change. What's up today is down tomorrow.

—Richard M. Nixon

Few men could make that statement with more authority than the 37th President of the United States. Richard Nixon's career in American politics was a drama marked by breathtaking climbs to what he often called the "mountain-top," followed by precipitous plunges to the depths. Not many of his fellow citizens loved nun. Many respected and admired him. Perhaps just as many hated him. He labored under the handicap of...

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