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Nixon's Secrets Audiobook

Nixon's Secrets

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Publisher's Summary

Learn the inside scoop on Watergate, the Ford Pardon, and the 18-minute Gap. Roger Stone, The New York Times best-selling author of The Man Who Killed Kennedy: The Case Against LBJ, gives the inside scoop on Nixon's rise and fall in Watergate in his new book Nixon's Secrets. Stone charts Nixon's rise from election to Congress in 1946 to his stinging defeats that preceded the greatest comeback in American Presidential history.

"Just as the assassination of JFK prevents a balanced analysis of Kennedy and his times, the myth of Watergate prevents a reappraisal of our 37th President," said Stone, who's book on LBJ was the second biggest selling book during the 50th anniversary of Kennedy's murder.

Stone reveals how the Kennedy's wiretapped Nixon's hotel room the night before the Nixon-Kennedy debate, and stole Nixon's medical records from his psychiatrist's office. Stone lays out how Kennedy's running mate Lyndon Johnson stole Texas from JFK through vote fraud while Mayor Richard Daley stole Illinois, and how JFK actually lost the popular vote. Stone looks at the Nixon Presidency: the desegregation of the public schools, the progressive social programs, Nixon's struggle to end the war in Vietnam, the historic SALT arms reduction agreement with Russia, the saving of Israel in the Six Days War, the opening to China, and the disastrous decision to take America off the gold standard.

"The mainstream media's interpretation of the facts surrounding the Watergate episode are a fantastic and grotesque distortion of historical truth," said Stone. "Cursory examination of the facts in Watergate will reveal that the actions that caused the fall of Nixon cannot be reduced to the simplistic account summarized by Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein of the Washington Post."

©2014 Roger Stone and Mike Colapietro (P)2014 Audible Inc.

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    william United Kingdom 04/11/2014
    william United Kingdom 04/11/2014 Member Since 2012

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    "Not the man you thought you knew"
    Would you listen to Nixon's Secrets again? Why?

    Yes in fact I did


    What other book might you compare Nixon's Secrets to, and why?

    Rodger stone's lbj the man who killed kennedy the author has in inside facts as he was there


    Which character – as performed by Stephen Hoye – was your favourite?

    as above


    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
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  • S. Kelley
    Northwestern U.S.
    20/11/15
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    "Excellent and thank you!"

    With most stories about Nixon coming from a partisan angle, I appreciate learning history from the angle of someone who was there, and didn't have a political axe to grind.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Alan
    WICHITA FALLS, TX, United States
    20/11/14
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    "Great book but...."

    This book was very well written and presented a fair view of President Nixon. It didn't quite elaborate enough on the speculation that lead to watergate in my opinion. I would have liked a little more. The worst part of the book is it is very repetitive. It jumps from 1960 to 1968 back to 1956 over and over again.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • ohmie
    03/02/15
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    "Poor writing, poor narration, poor everything"
    What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

    A better written narrative along with a narrator from the 2000's instead of the 1940's.


    Would you ever listen to anything by Roger Stone and Mike Colapietro again?

    No way.


    What didn’t you like about Stephen Hoye’s performance?

    It was too old fashioned and the cadence was too choppy.


    What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

    Regret for purchasing it.


    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • cap
    Los Angeles
    20/10/16
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    "Just Delusional Idolatry..."

    I was really excited to read this after I saw the title. But as they say, never judge right wing propaganda by its cover. I want my audiobook credit back and the author discredited. Perhaps I could hire a plumbers unit to make that happen for me. What a toady.

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Sandy
    BUCKETTY, Australia
    03/10/14
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    "Oh Boy!"


    There may be other bio out there on Nixon and I thought Roger Stone did a great job writing on LBJ, so I have been listening to this. Not a close listen, I'll do that later

    It is personal taste and I found I did not like the Stephen Hoye narration and that made listening a bit of an effort. A lot of the names, as important as they are were lost on me and I need a brief Who is Who beside me.
    Hoover certainly had his camera everywhere.
    This is more action packed than the Wild West.

    2 of 5 people found this review helpful

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