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The Illusion of Peace: Foreign Policy in the Nixon Years

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If there is one tiring upon which commentators can agree, it is that Nixonian foreign policy operated on two levels--one of public pronouncements and spectaculars, and another of private deals and secrecy. This theme is now taken up by Szulc, a former New York Times reporter who currently writes for The New Republic. Con
Hardcover, 822 pages
Published May 10th 1978 by Viking Books
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Aug 13, 2009 Eric_W rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: people interested in history, Nixon, Kissinger, politics, foreign affairs, damn near everybody
Shelves: biography-memoir
I'm not sure why this book popped into my head all of a sudden. What I DO remember is that this is the book that started it all. I had purchased a copy of this in the late seventies and dragged (it's a big one) it along on the California Zephyr to my dad's in California, and I remember being totally enthralled with the machinations of Nixon and Kissinger and the interference of the United States in Chilean politics and how utterly despicable it all was.

I was lying on the floor, reading (talk ab
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If all the time in the world becomes available, this book might fit into my list of to read (realistically), sigh..
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