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Tricky Dick and the Pink Lady

Richard Nixon vs Helen Gahagan Douglas--sexual politics and the Red scare, 1950

by Greg Mitchell

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California,
  • California.
    • Subjects:
    • Nixon, Richard M. 1913-,
    • Douglas, Helen Gahagan, 1900-,
    • United States. Congress. Senate -- Elections, 1950,
    • Political campaigns -- California -- History -- 20th century,
    • Anti-communist movements -- California,
    • California -- Politics and government -- 1850-1950

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [263]-270) and index.

      StatementGreg Mitchell.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE856 .M57 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 316 p. :
      Number of Pages316
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1003977M
      ISBN 100679416218
      LC Control Number96043670

      Mitchell's Tricky Dick and the Pink Lady: Richard Nixon Vs Helen Gahagan Douglas--Sexual Politics and the Red Scare, () studies an era in California politics as it reflected and influenced national issues in the post-World War II years. He also wrote an e-book on the Obama-Romney race in titled "Truth, Lies, and Videotape."Born: (age 71–72), New York, United States.   20 Scobie, Center Stage: ; Ambrose, Nixon: –; Greg Mitchell, Tricky Dick and the Pink Lady: Richard Nixon vs. Helen Gahagan Douglas–Sexual Politics and the Red Scare, (New York: Random House, ): –

      Greg Mitchell is the editor of Editor & Publisher magazine and author of the new and "Tricky Dick and the Pink Lady." He has also co-authored two books with Robert Jay Lifton, including.   Donald Trump, Richard Nixon (AP/Carlos Osorio/Photo montage by Salon) a key part of the story told by author/journalist/blogger Greg Mitchell in his book, “Tricky Dick and the Pink LadyAuthor: Paul Rosenberg.

      Tricky Dick, from a Democratic Party ad leading up to the U.S. Senate election in California saying "Look at 'Tricky Dick' Nixon's Republican Record" Gerald Ford. Full name: Gerald Rudolph Ford, Jr. (born Leslie Lynch King, Jr.) Jerry; Mr. Nice Guy for his clean-cut . -REVIEW: of TRICKY DICK AND THE PINK LADY Richard Nixon vs. Helen Gahagan Douglas -- Sexual Politics and the Red Scare, By Greg Mitchell (Sam Tanenhaus, NY Times Book Review) -REVIEW: of THE CONTENDER Richard Nixon: The Congress Years, /5.


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Democrat Douglas, a former actress, had the. "The Pink Lady," the Daily News called her. Through it all, Douglas had remained confident, and with some cause. She was intelligent, articulate, and attractive, one of only nine female members of Congress, the best-dressed woman in public life (according to the Fashion Academy in New York), and the first prominent actor to run for high office.

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Tricky Dick and the Pink Lady does not transform our understanding of the campaign or the major characters, but in a very engaging way it does add detail about the precise role of the two candidates in designing strategy, about campaign practices pioneered by Nixon, and about the roles of the press and of other participants in this campaign.

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