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Crazy Rhythm: From Brooklyn And Jazz To Nixon's White House, Watergate, And Beyond
Leonard Garment was a successful Wall Street attorney when, in 1965, he found himself arguing a Supreme Court case alongside his new law partner—former Vice President Richard Nixon. It was the start of a friendship that lasted more than thirty years. In Crazy Rhythm, which the New York Times Book Review called "an eloquent memoir," Garment engagingly tells of his boyhood a ...more
Paperback, 464 pages
Published October 25th 2001 by Da Capo Press
(first published January 1997)
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I always knew that Richard Nixon was a mixture of light and dark, as are all people. Len Garment really helped me grasp why President Nixon accomplished so much and struggled so much at the same time--a really insightful, intriguing book. I highly recommend it to all Nixon haters and those who have grown up simply accepting what they've been taught...that Nixon's was a failed Presidency. For open-minded readers this is a must! I finished reading it on the 40th anniversary of his resignation...gl ...more