By Don Fulsom
A veteran White condominium reporter finds our thirty seventh president was once much more sinister and haunted than we knew.
Richard Nixon left the White apartment in 1974 as our so much disgraced president, however the American humans by no means knew the complete quantity of his demons, deceptions, paranoia, prejudices, hatreds, and chicanery.
Calling on his paintings in overlaying Nixon, ratings of interviews with participants of Congress, White residence staffers, and others with reference to our nation’s thirty-seventh president, and beneficial, newly declassified records and recordings, veteran journalist Don Fulsom sheds new mild on “Tricky Dick.” The author’s revelations include:
• That the longer term president sabotaged the 1968 peace talks for political gain
• by the point Nixon grew to become president in 1969, he had associated with the mob for greater than twenty years and, as president, had a detailed reference to New Orleans boss Carlos Marcello, the main robust Mafioso within the nation
• The president had a consuming challenge and most sensible aides noted him as "Our Drunk"
• Nixon had a misogynist streak and was once abusive towards first woman Pat Nixon
• The intimate and probably gay nature of Nixon's courting with confidante Charles "Bebe" Rebozo, a banker with mob ties
• Testimony alleging that the president had ordered the killing of White condominium reporter Jack Anderson
Fulsom’s exam of those and different startling elements of Nixon’s own and political dimensions paint an unflinching portrait of a pace-setter who was the main robust guy on the earth. Nixon’s Darkest Secrets presents a chilling ultimate bankruptcy in literature on our so much bothered president.
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Nixon's Darkest Secrets: The Inside Story of America's Most Troubled President by Don Fulsom