Nixonland The Rise of a President and the Fracturing of

Perlsteinaims here at nothing less than weaving a tapestry of social upheaval His success is dazzling Los Angeles Times Both brilliant and fun a consuming journey back into the making of modern politics Jon Meacham Nixonland is a grand historical epic Rick Perlstein has turned a story we think we knowAmerican politics between the opposing presidential landslides of 1964 and 1972into an often surprising and always fascinating new narrative Jeffrey Toobin Rick Perlsteins bestselling account of how the Nixon era laid the groundwork for the political divide that marks our country todayTold with vivid urgency and sharp political insight Nixonland recaptures Americas turbulent 1960s and early 1970s and reveals how Richard Nixon rose from the political grave to seize and hold the presidency of the United States Perlsteins epic account begins in the blood and fire of the 1965 Watts riots nine months after Lyndon Johnsons historic landslide victory over Barry Goldwater appeared to herald a permanent liberal consensus in the United States Yet the next year scores of liberals were tossed out of Congress America wasdivided than ever and a disgraced politician was on his way to a shocking comeback Richard Nixon Between 1965 and 1972 America experienced no less than a second civil war Out of its ashes the political world we know now was born Filled with prodigious research and driven by a powerful narrative Rick Perlsteins magisterial account of how it all happened confirms his place as one of our countrys most celebrated historiansPerlsteinaims here at nothing less than weaving a tapestry of social upheaval His success is dazzling Los Angeles Times Both brilliant and fun a consuming journey back into the making of modern politics Jon Meacham Nixonland is a grand historical epic Rick Perlstein has turned a story we think we knowAmerican politics between the opposing presidential landslides of 1964 and 1972into an often surprising and always fascinating new narrative Jeffrey Toobin Rick Perlsteins bestselling account of how the Nixon era laid the groundwork for the political divide that marks our country todayTold with vivid urgency and sharp political insight Nixonland recaptures Americas turbulent 1960s and early 1970s and reveals how Richard Nixon rose from the political grave to seize and hold the presidency of the United States Perlsteins epic account begins in the blood and fire of the 1965 Watts riots nine months after Lyndon Johnsons historic landslide victory over Barry Goldwater appeared to herald a permanent liberal consensus in the United States Yet the next year scores of liberals were tossed out of Congress America wasdivided than ever and a disgraced politician was on his way to a shocking comeback Richard Nixon Between 1965 and 1972 America experienced no less than a second civil war Out of its ashes the political world we know now was born Filled with prodigious research and driven by a powerful narrative Rick Perlsteins magisterial account of how it all happened confirms his place as one of our countrys most celebrated historiansPerlsteinaims here at nothing less than weaving a tapestry of social upheaval His success is dazzling Los Angeles Times Both brilliant and fun a consuming journey back into the making of modern politics Jon Meacham Nixonland is a grand historical epic Rick Perlstein has turned a story we think we knowAmerican politics between the opposing presidential landslides of 1964 and 1972into an often surprising and always fascinating new narrative Jeffrey Toobin Rick Perlsteins bestselling account of how the Nixon era laid the groundwork for the political divide that marks our country todayTold with vivid urgency and sharp political insight Nixonland recaptures Americas turbulent 1960s and early 1970s and reveals how Richard Nixon rose from the political grave to seize and hold the presidency of the United States Perlsteins epic account begins in the blood and fire of the 1965 Watts riots nine months after Lyndon Johnsons historic landslide victory over Barry Goldwater appeared to herald a permanent liberal consensus in the United States Yet the next year scores of liberals were tossed out of Congress America wasdivided than ever and a disgraced politician was on his way to a shocking comeback Richard Nixon Between 1965 and 1972 America experienced no less than a second civil war Out of its ashes the political world we know now was born Filled with prodigious research and driven by a powerful narrative Rick Perlsteins magisterial account of how it all happened confirms his place as one of our countrys most celebrated historians