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James Reston Jr. ´ 9 Read The Conviction of Richard Nixon The Untold Story of the FrostNixon Interviews Read × 109 Ed material which were aired on prime time television and watched by than 50 million people worldwide Nixon a skilled lawyer by training was paid 1 million for the interviews confident that this exposure would launch him back into public life Instead they sealed his fate as a political pariahJames Reston Jr was David Frost’s Watergate advisor for the interiews and The Conviction of Richard Nixon is his intimate behind the scenes account of his involvement Originally written in 1977 and published now for the first time this book helped inspire Peter Morgan’s hit play FrostNixon Reston doggedly researched the voluminous Watergate record and worked closely with Frost to develop the interrogation strategy Even at the time Reston recognized the historical importance of the FrostNixon interviews; they would result either. This is the story behind the remarkable FrostNixon interviews It is INSANE what went down I can t even believe half of the injustices caused by this craptastic administration However this book is an excellent read on Nixon s character a smart and strange man who was no fool but definitely was a crook He was shady crafty and a complicated weirdoNixon appeared in the kitchen doorway David was friendly as ever and asked him if he had a nice weekend Nixon nodded noncommittal And how about you The president returned Did you drink much David s love for Pouilly Fuisse had become a matter of increasing curiosity for Nixon David chuckled And said Nixon Did you fornicate WTF NIXON WtfI see a
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James Reston Jr. ´ 9 Read The Conviction of Richard Nixon The Untold Story of the FrostNixon Interviews Read × 109 The Watergate scandal began with a break in at the office of the Democratic National Committee at the Watergate Hotel on June 17 1971 and ended when President Gerald Ford granted Richard M Nixon a pardon on September 8 1974 one month after Nixon resigned from office in disgrace Effectively removed from the reach of prosecutors Nixon returned to California uncontrite and unconvicted convinced that time would exonerate him of any wrongdoing and certain that history would remember his great accomplishments the opening of China and the winding down of the Vietnam War and forget his “mistake” the “pipsueak thing” called WatergateIn 1977 three years after his resignation Nixon agreed to a series of interviews with television personality David Frost Conducted over twelve days they resulted in twenty eight hours of tap. A book about an interview about something much exciting than an interview does not make for a terribly good readIn The Conviction of Richard Nixon James Reston Jr details his involvement in English television personalityjournalistic David Frost s attempts to wrench truths and admissions out of former President Nixon in a grueling 20 hour interview The lead up to what everyone wants to hear about Watergate is long and less than enthralling However Reston s admirable writing does save what could ve been a total snore fest He sets up the combatants well and brings the action to a climax nicely Certainly it s interesting to see the behind the scenes struggles the off camera banter between theRead ☆ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ´ James Reston Jr.
James Reston Jr. ´ 9 Read The Conviction of Richard Nixon The Untold Story of the FrostNixon Interviews Read × 109 In Nixon’s de facto conviction and vindication for the American people or in his exoneration and public rehabilitation in the hands of a lightweight Focused driven and committed to exposing the truth Reston worked tirelessly to arm Frost with the information he needed to force Nixon to admit his culpability In The Conviction of Richard Nixon Reston provides a fascinating fly on the wall account of his involvement in the Nixon interviews as David Frost’s Watergate adviser Written in 1977 immediately following these celebrated television interviews and published now for the first time The Conviction of Richard Nixon explains how a British journalist of waning conseuence drove the famously wily and formidable Richard Nixon to say in an apparent personal epiphany “I have impeached myself” From the Hardcover editio. The breaking of Richard Nixon was indeed a pleasure to me This uote best summarizes Reston s attitude throughout the book as he chronicles the behind the scenes story of the FrostNixon interviews It s clear that Reston is concerned with his own personal vendetta calling it a uest for justice But instead of justice it s clear Reston only wanted to see Nixon burn throughout the interviews that he bills as the conviction Nixon never got By the end Reston claims to feel pity for Nixon but continues to add personal jabs and even goes so far as to try to cast doubt on the famous apology Worst of all the book is overtly self serving Reston has no problem in crediting himself fully for finding th