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The Professor and the President: Daniel Patrick Moynihan in the Nixon White House - Stephen Hess
The Professor and the President: Daniel Patrick Moynihan in the Nixon White House
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What happens when a conservative president makes a liberal professor from the Ivy League his top urban affairs adviser? The president is Richard Nixon, the professor is Harvard's Daniel Patrick Moynihan. Of all the odd couples in American public life, they are probably the oddest. Add another Ivy... show more
What happens when a conservative president makes a liberal professor from the Ivy League his top urban affairs adviser? The president is Richard Nixon, the professor is Harvard's Daniel Patrick Moynihan. Of all the odd couples in American public life, they are probably the oddest. Add another Ivy League professor to the White House staff when Nixon appoints Columbia's Arth
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780815726159 (0815726155)
Publisher: Brookings Institution Press
Pages no: 150
Edition language: English
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4.0 The Professor and the President: Daniel Patrick Moynihan in the Nixon White House
I got this from firstreads.Since I've never really studied the period, most of what I knew about Nixon before reading this book was limited to Vietnam, the southern strategy, and Watergate. I really enjoyed this mini-biography of Moynihan and his time in the Nixon administration. I initially enter...
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