All the President's Men

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ISBN 10 : 9781476770512
Pages : 384 pages
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Download or read book All the President's Men written by Carl Bernstein and published by Simon and Schuster. This book was released on 2014-06-03 with total page 384 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The two Washington Post reporters present the inside story of their inquiry into the persons involved in the Watergate scandal that resulted in the resignation of President Nixon.

All the President's Men

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ISBN 10 : 9780684863559
Pages : 378 pages
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Download or read book All the President's Men written by Carl Bernstein and published by Simon and Schuster. This book was released on 1974 with total page 378 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The two Washington Post reporters present the inside story of their inquiry into the persons involved in the Watergate scandal

The Last of the President's Men

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ISBN 10 : 1471156516
Pages : 304 pages
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Download or read book The Last of the President's Men written by Bob Woodward and published by . This book was released on 2016-10-01 with total page 304 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Bob Woodward exposes one of the final pieces of the Richard Nixon puzzle in his new book The Last of the President's Men. Woodward reveals the untold story of Alexander Butterfield, the Nixon aide who disclosed the secret White House taping system that changed history and led to Nixon's resignation. In 46 hours of interviews with Butterfield, supported by thousands of documents, many of them original and not in the presidential archives and libraries, Woodward has uncovered new dimensions of Nixon's secrets, obsessions and deceptions. Butterfield provides the intimate details of what it was like working and living just feet from the most powerful man in the world as he sought to navigate the obligations to his president and the truth of Nixon's obsessions and deceptions. The Last of the President's Mencould not be more timely and relevant as voters question how much do we know about those who are now seeking the presidency in 2016-what really drives them, how do they really make decisions, who do they surround themselves with, and what are their true political and personal values?

Freedom and Entertainment

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Publisher : Cambridge University Press
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ISBN 10 : 0521852587
Pages : 360 pages
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Download or read book Freedom and Entertainment written by Stephen Vaughn and published by Cambridge University Press. This book was released on 2006 with total page 360 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This is a story that Jack Valenti has long tried to keep secret. Freedom and Entertainment is the first book to offer a behind-the-scenes account of the motion picture rating system and the Motion Picture Association of America under Valenti's leadership. The book is based on the private papers and oral history of Richard D. Heffner, who headed the Classification and Rating Administration for two decades, from 1974 to 1994, and who was once called 'the least-known most powerful person in Hollywood.' The story chronicles the often tense working relationship between Heffner and Valenti, and the sometimes bruising encounters Heffner had with such Hollywood heavyweights as Clint Eastwood, Oliver Stone, Michael Douglas, George C. Scott, Lew Wasserman, Arthur Krim, Jerry Weintraub, and many others.

The Last Great American Picture Show

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Publisher : Amsterdam University Press
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ISBN 10 : 9789053566312
Pages : 391 pages
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Download or read book The Last Great American Picture Show written by Alexander Horwath and published by Amsterdam University Press. This book was released on 2004 with total page 391 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This publication is a major evaluation of the 1970s American cinema, including cult film directors such as Bogdanovich Altman and Peckinpah.

Dustin Hoffman

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Publisher : iUniverse
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ISBN 10 : 9780595182701
Pages : 225 pages
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Download or read book Dustin Hoffman written by Jeff Lenburg and published by iUniverse. This book was released on 2001-05-01 with total page 225 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: One of Hollywood's most bankable stars, Dustin Hoffman is a rare acting genius and Hollywood legend. From innocent Benjamin Braddock to autistic savant Raymond Babbit, his stellar movie performances have won him numerous awards, ecstatic popular acclaim and worldwide fame. Well-known celebrity biographer Jeff Lenburg tells the inside-story of this award-winning actor in this fully revised, revealing biography. With great attention to detail, the author examines the man and his work Hoffman's coming of age, his brilliant career, his bravura acting style, his classic films and behind-the-scene stories- as well as the marriages and personal life of this demanding and difficult actor.

Investigative Reporting

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Publisher : Indiana University Press
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ISBN 10 : 0253201969
Pages : 352 pages
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Download or read book Investigative Reporting written by David Anderson and published by Indiana University Press. This book was released on 1976 with total page 352 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:

"Have You Seen . . . ?"

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Publisher : Knopf
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ISBN 10 : 9780307270528
Pages : 1024 pages
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Download or read book "Have You Seen . . . ?" written by David Thomson and published by Knopf. This book was released on 2008-10-14 with total page 1024 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In 1975, David Thomson published his Biographical Dictionary of Film, and few film books have enjoyed better press or such steady sales. Now, thirty-three years later, we have the companion volume, a second book of more than 1,000 pages in one voice—that of our most provocative contemporary film critic and historian. Juxtaposing the fanciful and the fabulous, the old favorites and the forgotten, this sweeping collection presents the films that Thomson offers in response to the question he gets asked most often—“What should I see?” This new book is a generous history of film and an enticing critical appraisal written with as much humor and passion as historical knowledge. Not content to choose his own top films (though they are here), Thomson has created a list that will surprise and delight you—and send you to your best movie rental service. But he also probes the question: after one hundred years of film, which ones are the best, and why? “Have You Seen . . . ?” suggests a true canon of cinema and one that’s almost completely accessible now, thanks to DVDs. This book is a must for anyone who loves the silver screen: the perfect confection to dip into at any point for a taste of controversy, little-known facts, and ideas about what to see. This is a volume you’ll want to return to again and again, like a dear but argumentative friend in the dark at the movies.

Culture Wars

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Publisher : M.E. Sharpe
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ISBN 10 : 9780765622501
Pages : 768 pages
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Download or read book Culture Wars written by Roger Chapman and published by M.E. Sharpe. This book was released on 2010 with total page 768 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A collection of letters from a cross-section of Japanese citizens to a leading Japanese newspaper, relating their experiences and thoughts of the Pacific War.

The Final Days

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Publisher : Harvill Secker
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ISBN 10 : 0436042517
Pages : 476 pages
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Download or read book The Final Days written by Bob Woodward and published by Harvill Secker. This book was released on 1976 with total page 476 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: 'The Final Days' is the behind-the-scenes account of Richard Nixon's dramatic last months as president. Moment by moment, Bernstein and Woodward portray the taut, post-Watergate White House as Nixon, his family, his staff, and many members of Congress strained desperately to prevent his inevitable resignation.

Obsessed With...Hollywood

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Publisher : Chronicle Books
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ISBN 10 : 1932855726
Pages : 330 pages
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Download or read book Obsessed With...Hollywood written by Andy Rausch and published by Chronicle Books. This book was released on 2007-10-04 with total page 330 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Includes multiple choice questions about the world of film. Embedded in the book is a special computerized quiz module that lets you compete against yourself or a friend.

The Presidents of American Fiction

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ISBN 10 : 9781501381713
Pages : 156 pages
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Download or read book The Presidents of American Fiction written by Michael J. Blouin and published by Bloomsbury Publishing USA. This book was released on 2022-11-03 with total page 156 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The Presidents of American Fiction brings together American literature, history, and political science to explore the most influential fictionalized accounts of the presidency from the early 19th century to the time of Trump. Of late, popular understandings of the presidency are being radically re-written-consider, for example, the distinctive myths that accompanied the ascent of the Obama and Trump administrations-and many readers of all stripes are radically reimagining the office and its holder. Placing these changes within a broader cultural context, Michael J. Blouin investigates narratives involving fictional presidents, from the supposedly factual to the outright fantastical, within their distinct literary and historical moments. The author considers representative texts including works penned by James Fenimore Cooper from the Jacksonian moment, Gore Vidal in the age of Nixon and Vietnam, and Philip Roth in the neoliberal period. Through detailed readings that question how American presidents function as characters within the popular imagination, this book examines the presidency as a complex, ever-evolving trope, and in so doing enhances our appreciation of American literature's inextricable link with American politics.

Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States

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ISBN 10 : UOM:49015002495696
Pages : 1040 pages
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Download or read book Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States written by United States. President and published by . This book was released on 1999 with total page 1040 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:

Here's Looking at You

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Publisher : Peter Lang
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ISBN 10 : 0820470996
Pages : 356 pages
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Download or read book Here's Looking at You written by Ernest D. Giglio and published by Peter Lang. This book was released on 2005 with total page 356 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Here's Looking at You: Hollywood, Film & Politics examines the tangled relationship between politics and Hollywood, which manifests itself in celebrity involvement in political campaigns and elections, and in the overt and covert political messages conveyed by Hollywood films. The book's findings contradict the film industry's assertion that it is simply in the entertainment business, and examines how, while the majority of Hollywood films are strictly commercial ventures, hundreds of movies - ranging from Birth of a Nation to Fahrenheit 9/11 - do indeed contain political messages. Here's Looking at You serves as a basic text for political film courses and as a supplement in American government and film studies courses, and will also appeal to film buffs and people in the film industry.

Presidents on the Net

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ISBN 10 : 0673364038
Pages : 204 pages
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Download or read book Presidents on the Net written by Gary M. Garfield and published by Good Year Books. This book was released on 1998-11 with total page 204 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Educational resource for teachers, parents and kids!

The Presidents: Men of Faith

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ISBN 10 : UVA:X000302734
Pages : 300 pages
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Download or read book The Presidents: Men of Faith written by Bliss Isely and published by . This book was released on 1953 with total page 300 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: George Washington -- John Adams -- Thomas Jefferson -- James Madison -- James Monroe -- John Quincy Adams -- Andrew Jackson -- Martin Van Buren -- William Henry Harrison -- John Tyler -- James Knox Polk -- Zachary Taylor -- Millard Fillmore -- Franklin Pierce -- James Buchanan -- Abraham Lincoln -- Andrew Johnson -- Ulysses S. Grant -- Rutherford B. Hayes -- James A. Garfield -- Chester Alan Arthur -- Grover Cleveland -- Benjamin Harrison -- William McKinley -- Theodore Roosevelt -- William Howard Taft -- Woodrow Wilson -- Warren Gamaliel Harding -- Calvin Coolidge -- Herbert C. Hoover -- Franklin D. Roosevelt -- Harry S. Truman -- Dwight D. Eisenhower -- John F. Kennedy.

The Inside Stories of Modern Political Scandals: How Investigative Reporters Have Changed the Course of American History

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ISBN 10 : 9780313365140
Pages : 237 pages
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Download or read book The Inside Stories of Modern Political Scandals: How Investigative Reporters Have Changed the Course of American History written by Woody Klein and published by ABC-CLIO. This book was released on 2010-09-07 with total page 237 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This book examines ten major political scandals involving the White House in the past 50 years, revealing how the investigative reporters behind the stories uncovered the hidden truths.