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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Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Tell us what you like, so we can send you books you’ll love. Paperback watdrgate, pages. Sarah rated it really liked it Aug 08, The t This book is a good history of the events that became known as Watergate. This lead to the formation of the plumbers unit to stop leaks and perform political espionage. Must redeem within 90 days. By clicking ‘Sign wagergate up’ I acknowledge that I have read and agree to the privacy policy and terms of use.

True story of the Political corruption of the Nixon era presidency.

Emerh 12, Meredith rated it really liked it 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.

Very good – recommended. The New York Times Company. But there was Segretti and the Pee-In and putting LSD in somebody’s drink to discredit them–not to mention the houseboat full of hookers.

Price may vary by retailer. I’m left knowing, as I’ve always known, that we watdrgate 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. Sep 14, Guy Taddeo rated it really liked it.



Nearly 20 years old, but still the best account of the Watergate scandal. I’d read a ton of Watergate stuff over the years, but never really felt I had the whole story straight in meery head, from beginning to end, until now.

This page was last edited on 3 Mayat I began in July and just finished the third week of October. And I did The only thing is it could’ve been 2 or 3 times longer.

This book contained such an incredible amount of detail that it was, in parts, difficult to follow. And I didn’t hear nearly enough about the hush money–dropoffs and so forth.

You could very well be This book by Emery actuallyt took a long time to read. Featuring a new afterword, this fast-paced, clear, comprehensive account of the Watergate scandal contains new information about the scandal and probes the deep flaws of character that led to it.

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Books by Fred Emery. The Politics of Rage: Watergate Trade Paperback Emery really cuts through the weeds that had grown up around the whole subject, due to the mountain of sensationalistic accounts and self-serving memoirs that existed. The New York Times. Anyway, this book was published in conjunction with the twentieth anniversary of the events, so it’s now two decades old. Cover-up 15 May 3.

Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert. This was the first book on Watergate I picked up and is still the definitive, go-to tome for the uninitiated.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. The only thing is it could’ve been 2 or 3 times longer. Be the first to discover new talent! Watergate By Fred Emery.


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 beginning and moving deftly through the notorious pre-planning stages of C. Kinda sketchy in places–and too centered on the White House. As the 20th anniversary of Richard Nixon’s fall and tarnishing of the presidential image approaches, Emery provides an intricate, meticulously researched narrative that draws heavily on interviews Jan 31, Matthew Desmond rated it really liked it.

Laurence Harrington rated it it was amazing Jul 22, I think along with this book and All the President’s Men, I have a much better understanding of history of Watergate. Jul 05, Leslie rated it really liked it. Thank you for emfry up, fellow book lover!

From the outset of his tenure in the White House, Nixon was obsessed with the fear of being a one-term president. See full terms and conditions and this month’s choices. Emery really hit the nail on the head about the sordidness of the cover-up conversations being the really damning thing: So good I’ve read it twice. Christian Science Publishing Society.

To ask other readers questions about Watergateplease sign up. I watergaet how unbiased I felt it was and how detailed oriented it was.

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. The reason being is not because I am a slow reader, but because the language information was very much above my reading level.