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Pat and Dick : the Nixons, an intimate portrait of a marriage /

A study of the partnership between the thirty-seventh President and his wife argues that the couple endured political and intimate disappointments during their fifty-three-year marriage but ultimately shared genuine affection. Full description

Main Author: Swift, Will, 1947-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Threshold Editions, 2014
Edition: First Threshold Editions hardcover edition.
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Contents: Part I. An ambitious young couple -- "Will you think of me sometimes?" -- Going places -- Married, happily -- Love after Pearl Harbor -- Giant slayers -- The faces of America's future -- Crises on the homefront -- Safeguarding the American home -- Part II. Cultural leaders and private citizens -- "Heroes" and "housewives": Dick, Ike, Pat and Mamie -- A turbulent ascent -- Enduring defeat -- Darkness -- Your turn, my turn -- Part III. White House dreams and nightmares -- Adjusting to the White House fortress -- "We had held our own" -- A private marriage in the public spotlight -- Love in the White House -- The zenith -- Falling apart -- Part IV. Affliction and recovery -- Renewal in exile -- A peaceful twilight -- Epilogue.
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Library Location Call Number Status
Ripon Adult Nonfiction 973.924092 Swift Available
Menasha Adult New Nonfiction 923.173 N73s Available
Neenah Adult New Biography B N654sw Due: 10/24/2014

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