Nixon's Ghost, 40 Years On

By Ruth Marcus - August 3, 2014

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WASHINGTON -- Forty years after he slunk out of office, Richard M. Nixon retains the capacity to astonish and disgust. Just when you thought you could no longer be shocked by Nixon's willingness to abuse power, his seething resentments and paranoia, and his florid anti-Semitism, another round of tapes emerges. To listen to them -- I highly recommend HBO's new "Nixon by Nixon: In His Own Words" --...

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