Tom Charles Huston

Nixonland Revisited

 

Nixonland: The Rise of a President and the Fracturing of America By Rick Perlstein (Scribner, 881 pages, $37.50) Reviewed by Tom Charles Huston RICK PERLSTEIN’S NIXONLAND has been inexplicably well received by people who should know better. There are three reasons for this lapse of critical judgment: • Perlstein’s narrative style—fast-moving, bombastic, and heavily anecdotal—has […]

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