The Price of Power by Seymour M. Hersh

"The Price of Power" offers a critical examination of the presidency of Richard Nixon with a particular focus on the Vietnam War. The book delves into the secretive and often manipulative tactics employed by Nixon and his administration, including the undermining of peace talks to secure his own political victory. It presents a detailed and disturbing account of political maneuvering, deception and abuse of power at the highest level of American politics.

The 7935th greatest book of all time


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Total Points: 42

Since this book was first published in 1982, there is a penalty of 12.8%. The age adjusted score is 36.62.

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