A Nation Divided In 'Nixonland' Rick Perlstein's book, Nixonland, combines an evocative trip through the 1960s and early 1970s with an assessment of the impact of Richard Nixon's political career. Perstein argues that many of the deep political divisions in modern American politics were defined by that period, and exploited effectively by Nixon.

A Nation Divided In 'Nixonland'

A Nation Divided In 'Nixonland'

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Rick Perlstein's book, Nixonland, combines an evocative trip through the 1960s and early 1970s with an assessment of the impact of Richard Nixon's political career. Perlstein argues that many of the deep political divisions in modern American politics were defined by that period, and exploited effectively by Nixon.

This interview was originally broadcast May 21, 2008.

Nixonland
The Rise of a President and the Fracturing of America
By Rick Perlstein

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