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Title:
Ike and Dick : portrait of a strange political marriage / Jeffrey Frank.
Call Number:
973.921 FRA
Publication Date:
2013.
Edition:
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Publisher:
New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, 2013.
Physical Description:
viii, 434 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents:
The men's club -- The ticket -- The silent treatment -- "The greatest moment of my life" -- President Eisenhower -- Diplomatic vistas -- The troublesome senator -- "Mr. Nixon's war" -- The pounding -- Mortal man -- Survivor -- The liberation of Richard Nixon -- "Once an oppressed people rise" -- Worn down -- Should he resign? -- Dirty work -- Unstoppable -- "If you give me a week, I might think of one" -- The good life -- The obituary writers -- Easterners -- The "Moratorium" -- Private agendas -- The rehearsal -- "That job is so big, the forces are so great" -- David and Julie -- Family ties -- A soldier's serenade -- Victory laps -- Eulogies -- What happened next.
Summary:
Examines the relationship between Dwight Eisenhower and Richard Nixon, from the politics that divided them to the marriage that united their families. Despite being separated by age and temperament, their association evolved into a collaboration that helped to shape the nation's political ideology, foreign policy, and domestic goals.
Bibliography Note:
Includes filmography and bibliographical references (p. [351]-418) and index.
Added Title:
Ike & Dick
Horizon Bib Number:
1420988
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