Rick Perlstein discusses 'Nixonland'

07/11/08 Mitch E. Perry
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Rick Perlstein is the author of the new book, Nixonland: The Rise of a President and the Fracturing of America.

In 2001, he published Before the Storm: Barry Goldwater and the Unmaking of the American Consensus. It won the 2001 Los Angeles Times Book Award for history. It appeared on the best books lists that year of the New York Times, Washington Post, and Chicago Tribune.

Perlstein spoke to WMNF today from Chicago.

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