August 1975
National Review;8/15/1975, Vol. 27 Issue 31, p901
The article focuses on the controversy surrounding a review article written by columnist Garry Wills on author Theodore White in the journal "The New York Review of Books." Wills, in his review, criticized White's latest bestseller "Breach of Faith," for rebuking the U.S. administration under President Richard Nixon. Furthermore, Wills charged White's book as a form of censorship of the U.S. administration. In response, White has clarified that the principal thesis of his book is that Nixon fell because he undermined the highest secular ideal in the United States.


Related Articles

  • T.R.B. from Washington.  // New Republic;12/14/68, Vol. 159 Issue 24, p4 

    Focuses on various political developments in the U.S. Argument pertaining to the pledge of electoral to vote for specific candidates; Percentage of votes by which presidential candidate Richard Nixon won the U.S. presidential elections; Overview of the political campaign of Nixon; Assessment of...

  • COLUMN ONE. Vasilew, Eugene // Today's Speech;Fall1971, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p1 

    The article reflects on the criticisms of contemporary public discourse. It comments on the institutions' inadequate use of the expertise in the public discourse field. It questions why speeches which reaches millions of people get no criticism at all, as compared to the extensive criticism...

  • What Theodore H. White Makes of the President. Miller, Richard H. // America;11/10/1973, Vol. 129 Issue 15, p356 

    The article discusses on the opinions of author Theodore H. White to U.S. President Richard M. Nixon. It mentions the arguments of White that Americans have the tendency to prove a contemporary point and reinvent a past to serve the needs of the present. It notes that White is demonstrably...

  • Approaching the Anniversary. Buckley Jr., Wm. F. // National Review;8/1/1975, Vol. 27 Issue 29, p848 

    Comments on political developments in the United States as of August 1, 1975. Role of the character of U.S. President Richard Nixon in his downfall; Theodore White's account of the fall of Nixon; U.S. President Gerald Ford's reputation for spontaneous goodwill.

  • Unmaking a President: Breach of Faith: The Fall of Richard Nixon. Ognibene, Peter J. // New Republic;6/7/75, Vol. 172 Issue 23, p25 

    Reviews the book "Breach of Faith: The Fall of Richard Nixon," by Theodore H. White.

  • PRESIDENTS.  // Esquire;Oct2015, Vol. 164 Issue 3, p170 

    Excerpts are presented from articles on U.S. presidents published in previous issues including "Life Because of Father" by James Roosevelt on President Franklin Delano Roosevelt; "Nixon in Heaven" by Garry Wills on President Richard Nixon; and "The Cynic and Senator Obama" by Charles P. Pierce.

  • THE TELEVISION DEBATES: A REVOLUTION THAT DESERVES A FUTURE. Salant, Richard S. // Public Opinion Quarterly;Fall62, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p335 

    In "The Making of the President 1960," Theodore H. White described the first broadcast debate between candidates for the office of the President of the United States as "a revolution" in the U.S. presidential politics "born of the ceaseless U.S. genius in technology; its sole agent and organizer...

  • The decline and fall of the Eastern Empire. Halberstam, David // Vanity Fair;Oct94, Vol. 57 Issue 10, p246 

    Profiles Henry Kissinger and his role in the decline of the so-called `Eastern Establishment' in the United States. Kissinger's relationship with former President Richard Nixon; Historian Theodore White's comments on Kissinger; Kissinger as the most complicated, brilliant and controversial...

  • Breach of Faith (Book Review). Weigel, Jack W. // LJ: Library Journal;6/1/1975, Vol. 100 Issue 11, p1108 

    Reviews the book 'Breach of Faith: The Fall of Richard Nixon,' by Theodore H. White.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics