Nixonland: A Book Discussion

Ross Douthat, who reviewed Richard Perlstein's new book for the May Atlantic, interviews the author about the Watergate era and challenges his vision of modern-day America.E Pluribus Nixon by Ross Douthat
The Atlantic, May 2008

A sweeping new social history portrays Richard Nixon as the president his fratricidal country deserved—and perhaps the best we could have hoped for.
 

Jennie Rothenberg Gritz is a senior editor at The Atlantic, where she edits digital features.

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