The Nixon Years, 1969-1974: White House to Watergateby Fred J. Maroon, Tom Wicker (Text by)
When Nixon became president, no other outside photographer had the kind of access Maroon was given to the White House and later to the re-election committee.
An intimate and dramatic veiw of the Nixon presidency through the lens of insider Fred J. Maroon, featuring largely unpublished pictures, and accompanied by an incisive text by eminent journalist Tom Wicker.
When Nixon became president, no other outside photographer had the kind of access Maroon was given to the White House and later to the re-election committee. As a result, this photographic portfolio offers an exceptional view of the Nixon years, from his inauguration as the 37th president through the Watergate hearings to his emotional resignation. Maroon has provided factual and anecdotal captions for each of the 134 photographs included that further illuminate the surprising events of Nixon's terms of office while Tom Wicker has written an objective, insightful narrative benefiting from hindsight and newly released Watergate tapes.
In the wake of President Clinton's near ouster, this timely look at Nixon's resignation is especially fascinating. The book was published on the 25th anniversary of Nixon's departure from office, and the photgraphs were included in a major exhibition at the Smithsonian Institution.
Other Details: 134 black-and-white illustrations 192 pages 8 x 8" Published 1999
Author Biography: Fred J. Marooon is a prize-winning photographer who has covered Washington politics for almost 50 years. He is the author/photographer of 11 books. Tom Wicker is a well known journalist whose "In the Nation" column on the New York Times' Op-Ed page was featured for twenty-five years. Among his many books is One of Us: Richard Nixon and the American Dream.
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