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Frank, Jeffrey, 1942-
Ike and Dick : portrait of a strange political marriage / Jeffrey Frank
Alternate Title Portrait of a strange political marriage
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed
New York : Simon & Schuster, c2013
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  E836 .F73 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994
United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989
Subject(s) Presidents -- United States -- Biography
Physical Description viii, 434 p. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [331]-418) and index
Contents The men's club -- The ticket -- The silent treatment -- "The greatest moment of my life" -- President Eisenhower -- Diplomatic vistas -- The troublesome senator -- "Mr. Nixon's war" -- The pounding -- Mortal man -- Survivor -- The liberation of Richard Nixon -- "Once an oppressed people rise" -- Worn down -- Should he resign? -- Dirty work -- Unstoppable -- "If you give me a week, I might think of one" -- The good life -- The obituary writers -- Easterners -- The "Moratorium" -- Private agendas -- The rehearsal -- "That job is so big, the forces are so great" -- David and Julie -- Family ties -- A soldier's serenade -- Victory laps -- Eulogies -- What happened next
Summary Examines the relationship between Dwight Eisenhower and Richard Nixon, from the politics that divided them to the marriage that united their families. Despite being separated by age and temperament, their association evolved into a collaboration that helped to shape the nation's political ideology, foreign policy, and domestic goals

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