The voice of the GI generation

Barone, Michael
May 1994
U.S. News & World Report;5/2/94, Vol. 116 Issue 17, p37
Opinion. Considers how every national politician carries in his head a picture of the America he last knew as an ordinary person. How, for Richard Nixon, that picture was of the America of the 1940s; Use of knowledge about politics in the 1940s in his astonishingly rapid political rise; Attempts to bridge widening gap between increasingly liberal Washington and conservative-trending middle-America; His fall from grace; How he eventually achieved his 1940s goals.


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