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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I loved where they were thinking of fobbing the whole thing off on him and saying he was “just some wstergate, misguided kid who read too many comic books.

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Apr 03, Daniel Silliman rated it it was amazing. 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.

Stuart rated it emdry liked it Jun 17, Compelling and detail-oriented but also crisp and readable.

Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. An intense, exhausting deep-dive into Watergate and all of the players. A Third Rate Burglary 7 August 2.

And surrounded by criminals. Simon and Schuster- History – pages.


Add to Cart Add to Cart. Feb 03, Russell Jones rated it it was amazing. He relates the genesis of the plans for dirty tricks to ensure re-election in Other editions – View all Watergate: Laurence Harrington rated it it was amazing Jul 22, No trivia or quizzes yet.

Impeachment 5 June Mar 12, Stephanie rated dmery liked it Shelves: Break-in 8 May 2. Selected pages Title Page.


Apr 12, Meredith rated it really liked it Shelves: Mar 11, Connie rated it liked it. Sep 10, Nathan rated it really liked it Recommends it for: It uses just about every book written about Watergate. Most of the history of Watergate focuses on Nixon and his personality and the legal and political maneuvering waatergate. Only One Chance to Impeach.

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Very good book, even though with all the names thrown around, it was a bit confusing, especially because people were frequently wstergate positions and who they reported to. Here is the definitive history of the Watergate scandal—based on the most recently released tapes, in-depth frsd with many of the participants, and hundreds of official and unofficial documents, including notes Halderman omitted from his own published diaries.

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.


Contents Breakthrough and Breakin.

Emery really hit the nail on the head about the sordidness of the cover-up conversations being the really damning thing: Defiintely love the character of Alice; her careful insults are so expected by the end though her friendship with Nixon is just as carefully played.

This book contained such an incredible amount of detail that it was, in parts, difficult to follow.

Watergate: The Corruption of American Politics and the Fall of Richard Nixon

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Refresh emrey try again. Nearly 20 years old, but still the best account of the Watergate scandal. It takes you from the beginning of Nixon’s administration concerning the “horrors” up to the Watergate break-ins up to the final stages of his final departure which isn’t written about too often. You could very well be This book by Emery actuallyt took a long time to read.