The Unlikely Rise Of Richard M. Nixon

May 11, 2017

Richard Nixon, shown here during a 1970 campaign for Republican congressional candidates, was considered by many an unlikely president.
Credit Richard Nixon Presidential Library

Before President Donald Trump's thin-skinned, media-obsessed administration over a country deeply divided, there was Richard M. Nixon. Historian John A. Farrell's new biography includes astonishing revelations about the 37th president that have some drawing political parallels to the current chief executive.