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South Atlantic Quarterly (1984) 83 (2): 127–137.
Published: 01 April 1984
...Robert M. Calhoon Copyright © 1984 by Duke University Press 1984 Watergate and American Conservatism Robert M. Calhoon The series of political scandals, legislative inquiries, and judicial proceed­ ings known as Watergate raises important questions about the nature of American conservatism...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1980) 79 (2): 223–224.
Published: 01 April 1980
...Milton M. Klein Before Watergate: Problems of Corruption in American Society . Edited by Eisenstadt Abraham S. Hoogenboom Ari Trefousse Hans L. . New York : Brooklyn College Press , distributed by Columbia University Press, 1979 . Pp. xiv , 231 . $15.00 . Copyright ©...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1974) 73 (2): 145–159.
Published: 01 April 1974
...J. Leonard Bates Copyright © 1974 by Duke University Press 1974 Watergate and Teapot Dome J. Leonard Bates A Washington correspondent for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch wrote in 1924: Teapot Dome is an alluring and provocative name. It has a mysterious sound and comes trippingly from the tongue...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1976) 75 (4): 525–526.
Published: 01 October 1976
... term Watergate could have to do with the conscious­ ness of American readers in the 1970 s). Thus, for instance, Hunter argues that few alert readers of Joseph Andrews could fail to have their expectations honed by current deistic attacks upon the characters of the biblical Joseph and Abraham whom...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1980) 79 (2): 224–225.
Published: 01 April 1980
... Miller s The Founding Finaglers, and Victor Lasky s partisan It Didn t Begin with Watergate. University of Tennessee, Knoxville Milton M. Klein The Tennessee. The Old River: Frontier to Secession. By Donald Davidson. Introduction by Thomas Daniel Young. Tennesseana Editions; Facsimile of Vol. I...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1990) 89 (2): 431–453.
Published: 01 April 1990
... sentatives, as in Iran-Contra, of American power. One of Libra s more uncanny effects is anachronistic: DeLillo s wager is that we will read his book out of the political history that Watergate and Iran-Contra has made, as if Watergate and Iran-Contra preceded 22 November 1963, as if the novel s narration...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1981) 80 (2): 119–138.
Published: 01 April 1981
... presidency was essential for securing racial and social justice.31 Unfortunately Robert Kennedy s assassination left Schlesinger s great expectations unfulfilled. Complicating an already troubled politi­ cal scene, the abuses of presidential power during the Vietnam War and Watergate forced Schlesinger...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2006) 105 (1): 217–240.
Published: 01 January 2006
... Than Watergate: The Secret Presidency of George W. Bush (New York: Little, Brown, 2004), xii–xiii. Are we to suppose that this is mere speculation on Franks’s part? It seems foolhardy to believe that no such plan for the militarization of this country has been drawn up, ‘‘just in case...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1986) 85 (3): 261–269.
Published: 01 July 1986
.... The revisionist scholarship drew, in part, upon documents still classified or unavailable to the liberal historians of the fifties and sixties. They wrote, too, in the era of the disastrous war in Vietnam, failed liberalism, the imperial presidency and Watergate.21 The breadth and scope of the revisionist...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1982) 81 (1): 2–5.
Published: 01 January 1982
... relativistic of us. I can imagine even Lyndon Johnson disguised as he who is without sin and flinging early stones at Richard Nixon, had he lived but a few months longer. (Johnson died in the very month that Judge Sirica first upset the Watergate apple cart.) But the ethical relativist thinks in terms...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1981) 80 (2): 139–142.
Published: 01 April 1981
... to someone else doing bad things later. So one must not contain the Soviet Union lest it result in Vietnam, nor favor a strong presidency lest it produce Watergate, nor support the welfare state lest it yield a bureaucracy. This is an argu­ ment for doing nothing at all. I don t suppose this is really where...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1979) 78 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 January 1979
... proofs that our system works. For instance, in the aftermath of the Watergate crisis, a U.N. ambassador from a small, developing coun­ try pointed out that that experience should have been for us, on reflection, a source of more pride than dejection. You people have removed a president, and a vice...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (1): 280–285.
Published: 01 January 2011
... disrupted—for example, the crimes of Watergate paving the way for Jimmy Carter’s 1976 triumph and Bill Clinton prevail- ing in 1992 with a mere 43 percent of the popular vote. Thus, the election of this junior Illinois senator did not mean that the all-important Euro- American bloc had somehow changed...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1982) 81 (1): 14–29.
Published: 01 January 1982
... themselves. This is the case, for example, in conflicts created by racism and continued discrimination against minority groups. Some­ times, too, the guilt becomes a great political upheaval in an attempt at moral purification. This was the case in the Watergate scandal of the seventies. Finally, in the cult...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1976) 75 (3): 364–370.
Published: 01 July 1976
.... It is much simpler, safer, and hopefully more profitable than developing ethically motivated rational intelligences that will spend a lifetime moving through a complex environment. It took Watergate to suggest to law schools that the horde of jailhouse lawyers they had unleashed upon society were as ignorant...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2006) 105 (1): 153–160.
Published: 01 January 2006
... of the Vietnam War, to the crimes of Watergate, to the privatization of foreign policy in the Iran-contra scandal, to the subversion of the saving and loans industry under the daft presidencies of Reagan and George H. W. Bush, to the farce of the Clinton impeachment, to the collapse of the confidence scheme...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1988) 87 (4): 787–820.
Published: 01 October 1988
... of us re­ call from the unfolding of the Watergate scandal. At each stage after the spring of 1973 (John Dean s testimony, the disclosure that conver­ sations in the Oval Office had been taped, the Saturday Night Mas­ sacre, the famous 18/2 minute gap, the release of the transcripts, the gradual...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2002) 101 (2): 297–304.
Published: 01 April 2002
... of the superstate is as bloody as anyone else’s national history; and these observations about innocence and experi- ence (they were also affirmed during the Watergate scandal) have more to do with media innocence than with any personal kind...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1982) 81 (1): 6–13.
Published: 01 January 1982
... the Pentagon Papers, and that edited the Watergate transcripts, be born again as the most open of scholarly institutes? The record of relations between the National Archives and Richard Nixon over the years does not encourage the belief that he or his asso­ ciates will be models of detachment concerning...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1992) 91 (1): 65–86.
Published: 01 January 1992
... a three-hour profile on Richard M. Nixon on pub­ lic television, I try to think about what it might mean to have been writing a dissertation during the Vietnam War and Watergate. I learn that on June 23, 1972, as I was, perhaps, drafting an introduction to "Gender and Genre, Richard Nixon was having...