Book Discussion on Nixonland

Rick Perlstein talked about the relationship between President Richard Nixon and the youth counter-culture. He said that the riots and… read more

Rick Perlstein talked about the relationship between President Richard Nixon and the youth counter-culture. He said that the riots and turmoil of the time gave notoriety to President Nixon while at the same time leading to his landslide win in 1972. He discussed his book with Elizabeth Taylor. He answered questions from members of the audience.

Rick Perlstein wrote Nixonland: The Rise of a President and the Fracturing of America by Scribner. close

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Book Discussion on Nixonland

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Public Affairs Event
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Chicago, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
Jun 9, 2008
Last Aired:
Aug 4, 2008

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  • Jun 09, 2008 | 1:46am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 09, 2008 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 06, 2008 | 5:17pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 03, 2008 | 11:16pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 04, 2008 | 5:47am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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