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The Resource Crazy rhythm : my journey from Brooklyn, jazz, and Wall Street to Nixon's White House, Watergate, and beyond, Leonard Garment

Crazy rhythm : my journey from Brooklyn, jazz, and Wall Street to Nixon's White House, Watergate, and beyond, Leonard Garment

Label
Crazy rhythm : my journey from Brooklyn, jazz, and Wall Street to Nixon's White House, Watergate, and beyond
Title
Crazy rhythm
Title remainder
my journey from Brooklyn, jazz, and Wall Street to Nixon's White House, Watergate, and beyond
Statement of responsibility
Leonard Garment
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Crazy Rhythm is a smart, swinging memoir that answers the question "How did a liberal Jewish jazz musician from Brooklyn become one of President Richard Nixon's most trusted advisers and one of Washington's most influential lawyers?" Leonard Garment was probably the hippest man ever to serve in the White House - a jazz musician with an affinity for artists, African-Americans, Jews, American Indians, and the "rabble-rousers" of post-1960s American politics, a man as
  • comfortable with Dick Gregory as he was with Dick Nixon. Garment presents a rare view of Nixon, showing us the man as he ascended to the presidency - brilliant, fascinating, and complex. Garment describes his advocacy on behalf of Israel at the United Nations, his efforts to expand government support for the arts, his crisis management of American Indian protests, and his ideological wrestling matches with Pat Buchanan. He also writes poignantly of his tumultuous first
  • marriage to Grace Albert, a talented television writer who, one day, mysteriously disappeared
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
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Garment, Leonard
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Nixon, Richard M.
  • Garment, Leonard
  • Watergate Affair, 1972-1974
  • United States
Label
Crazy rhythm : my journey from Brooklyn, jazz, and Wall Street to Nixon's White House, Watergate, and beyond, Leonard Garment
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm34951355
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 418 pages
Isbn
9780812928877
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
96028181
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)34951355
  • (Sirsi) a578954
Label
Crazy rhythm : my journey from Brooklyn, jazz, and Wall Street to Nixon's White House, Watergate, and beyond, Leonard Garment
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm34951355
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 418 pages
Isbn
9780812928877
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
96028181
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)34951355
  • (Sirsi) a578954

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