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31 Days

Gerald Ford, the Nixon Pardon and A Government in Crisis

Barry Werth

In 31 Days, acclaimed historian Barry Werth takes readers inside the White House during the tumultuous days of August 1974, following Richard Nixon's resignation and the swearing-in of America's "accidental president," Gerald Ford. The Watergate scandal had torn the country apart. In a dramatic, day-by-day account of the new administration’s inner ...
Publish Date
2007
February 13
First Published in 2006
Goodreads rating
3.84
ISBN
9781400078684
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Jul 14, 2020
@WTF_Again_ Ford explained his dilemma, and his reasoning, forthrightly in his memoirs. One need not agree with his decision to appreciate his careful deliberation and principled reasons for choosing that option. And this book is a great deep dive into that period:      source