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John Wesley Dean III is a former attorney who served as White House Counsel for United States President Richard Nixon from July 1970 until April 1973. Dean is known for his role in the cover-up of the Watergate scandal and his subsequent testimony to Congress as a witness.
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Rock Me on the Water
1974-The Year Los Angeles Transformed Movies, Music, Television, and Politics
Ronald Brownstein - 2021-03-23
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In this exceptional cultural history, Atlantic Senior Editor Ronald Brownstein tells the kaleidoscopic story of one monumental year that marked the city of Los Angeles’ creative peak, a glittering moment when popular culture was ahead of politics in predicting what America would become. Los Angeles in 1974 exerted more influence over popular cultur...
John W. Dean
[email protected] has written a truly terrific book! I moved to LA in Jan. 1974 when this story opens but it is about so much more than a city. It is insider scoops of pop culture leading us out of Nixon, as it will lead us out of Trump. I should be working but can’t stop reading.      source
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Too Much and Never Enough
How My Family Created the World’s Most Dangerous Man
Mary L. Trump - 2020-07-14
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In this revelatory, authoritative portrait of Donald J. Trump and the toxic family that made him, Mary L. Trump, a trained clinical psychologist and Donald’s only niece, shines a bright light on the dark history of their family in order to explain how her uncle became the man who now threatens the world’s health, economic security, and social fabri...
John W. Dean
Well, Eric, understandable you and the family are upset. Within the first few pages she describes your conduct, revealing you are an asshole both privately as well as we all knew publicly! Cindy Adams is over-the-hill for even this octogenarian! Mary’s book is essential reading!      source
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I Will Find You
A Reporter Investigates the Life of the Man Who Raped Her
Joanna Connors - 2017-04-11 (first published in 2016)
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When Joanna Connors was thirty years old on assignment for the Cleveland Plain Dealer to review a play at a college theater, she was held at knife point and raped by a stranger who had grown up five miles away from her. Once her assailant was caught and sentenced, Joanna never spoke of the trauma again, until 21 years later when her daughter was ab...
John W. Dean
“I Will Find You” is one of the best books I read last year. But then Jo Connors is one of the best writers I read last year.      source