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Author Feldstein, Mark Avrom

Title Poisoning the press : Richard Nixon, Jack Anderson, and the rise of Washington's scandal culture / Mark Feldstein

Publ Info New York, N.Y. : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010
Edition First edition
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 CCRI-Warwick  E856 .F45 2010    AVAILABLE
 RIC  E856 .F45 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  E856 .F45 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  E856 .F45 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  E856 .F45 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript x, 461 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p.[429]-440) and index
Contents The Quaker and the Mormon -- Washington whirl -- Bugging and burglary -- Comeback -- The president and the columnist -- Revenge -- Vietnam -- The Anderson papers -- Sex, spies, blackmail -- Cat and mouse -- Brothers -- "Destroy this" -- From burlesque to grotesque -- "Kill him" -- Watergate -- Disgrace -- Final years
Note Recounts not only the disturbing story of an unprecedented White House conspiracy to assassinate a journalist, but also the larger tale of the bitter quarter-century battle between the postwar era's most embattled politician, Richard Nixon, and its most reviled newsman, Jack Anderson
LC subject Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 -- Relations with journalists
Anderson, Jack, 1922-2005
Press and politics -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Presidents -- Press coverage -- United States -- Case studies
United States -- Politics and government -- 1969-1974
Political corruption -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Political culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Political culture -- Washington (D.C.) -- History -- 20th century
Presidents -- United States -- Biography
Journalists -- United States -- Biography
ISBN 9780374235307
0374235309