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By Charles L., Jr. Mee

ISBN-10: 1590774345

ISBN-13: 9781590774342

In a literary tour de force, Charles L. Mee Jr. interweaves pictures and impressions from his lifestyles with political reflections encouraged by means of a gathering with former Nixon aide H. R. Haldeman. The meeting—to talk about the opportunity of participating with Haldeman on a ebook approximately his White residence experience—becomes the car for Mee’s probing of his personal political perceptions.

Here, uncovered to the scrutiny of an unsparing journalistic eye, are the deep emotions of loss and failure that the Nixon debacle engendered in these americans who got here of age in the course of Kennedy’s “Camelot” and marched to the anti-Vietnam anthems of the Johnson era.

Mee writes with relocating authenticity of his Midwest-Catholic boyhood and kinfolk roots attaining again to the Plymouth cost; he vividly recounts the actual and mental discomfort of a near-fatal conflict with polio at age fourteen and his highbrow awakening in the course of convalescence

But the main pivotal recollections are of his scholar years at Harvard and his reports aas an editor/writer/activist within the Nineteen Sixties. there's wonderment and bewilderment in Mee’s telling of this time. in addition to others of his new release, he asks: “What occurred? Who have been the genuine betrayers of the dream?”

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