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Richard Nixon: A Resource Guide

White House wedding. Pres. Nixon before ceremony
White House wedding. Pres. Nixon before ceremony.
Warren K. Leffler, photographer.
1971 June 12.
Prints & Photographs Division.
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Selected Bibliography

Finding Books by and about Richard Nixon

The Library of Congress online catalog contains more than ninety subject headings for books related to Richard Nixon. To find works on any of these topics, select Browse, and enter the words Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 into the search box; then choose the Subjects beginning with option. You will get the list of Nixon-related subject headings. Click on any heading to see a list of titles with that subject heading and then click on any of the titles to access the book's bibliographic record.

From among the hundreds of Nixon-related titles in the Library of Congress collections, the bibliography below highlights the most significant editions of works by Nixon and selected biographies and other works particularly useful to general and younger readers.

Selected Works by Richard Nixon

Nixon, Richard M. In the Arena: A Memoir of Victory, Defeat, and Renewal. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1990.
LC Call Number: E856.A3 N59 1990 [Catalog Record]

-----. Leaders. New York: Warner Books, 1982.
LC Call Number: D445 .N58 1982 [Catalog Record]

-----. 1999: Victory Without War. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1988.
LC Call Number: E876 .N59 1988 [Catalog Record]

-----. No More Vietnams. New York: Arbor House, 1985.
LC Call Number: DS558 .N59 1985 [Catalog Record]

-----. The Real War. New York: Warner Books, 1980.
LC Call Number: E840 .N57 [Catalog Record]

-----. RN: The Memoirs of Richard Nixon. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1978.
LC Call Number: E856 .A35 1978 [Catalog Record]

-----. Seize the Moment: America’s Challenge in a One-Superpower World. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1992.
LC Call Number: E881 .N59 1992 [Catalog Record]

Perlstein, Rick, ed. Richard Nixon: Speeches, Writings, Documents. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2008.
LC Call Number: E838.5 .N52 2008 [Catalog Record]

Public Papers of the Presidents: Richard M. Nixon, 1969-74 . 6 vols. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1971-75.
LC Call Number: J80 .A283 [Catalog Record]
Note: This work is available online on The American Presidency Project's Web site.

Selected Biographies and Other Studies of Nixon

Aitken, Jonathan. Nixon: A Life. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1993.
LC Call Number: E856 .A68 1993b [Catalog Record]

Ambrose, Stephen. Nixon. 3 vols. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1987-91.
LC Call Number: E856 .A72 1987 [Catalog Record]

Black, Conrad. Richard M. Nixon: A Life in Full. New York: PublicAffairs, 2007.
LC Call Number: E856 .B53 2007 [Catalog Record]

Brodie, Fawn McKay. Richard Nixon: The Shaping of His Character. New York: Norton, 1981.
LC Call Number: E856 .B74 1981 [Catalog Record]

Dallek, Robert. Nixon and Kissinger: Partners in Power. New York: HarperCollins, 2007.
LC Call Number: E856 .D35 2007 [Catalog Record]

Drew, Elizabeth. Richard Nixon. New York: Times Books, 2007.
LC Call Number: E856 .D74 2007 [Catalog Record]

Genovese, Michael A. The Nixon Presidency: Power and Politics in Turbulent Times. New York: Greenwood Press, 1990.
LC Call Number: E855 .G46 1990 [Catalog Record]

Hoff, Joan. Nixon Reconsidered. New York: BasicBooks, 1994.
LC Call Number: E856 .H64 1994 [Catalog Record]

Kutler, Stanley I. The Wars of Watergate: The Last Crisis of Richard Nixon. New York: Knopf, 1990.
LC Call Number: E860 .K87 1990 [Catalog Record]

Morgan, Iwan W. Nixon. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.
LC Call Number: E856 .M665 2002 [Catalog Record]

Morris, Roger. Richard Milhous Nixon: The Rise of an American Politician. New York: Holt, 1990.
LC Call Number: E856 .M67 1990 [Catalog Record]

Parmet, Herbert S. Richard Nixon and His America. Boston: Little, Brown, 1990.
LC Call Number: E856 .P35 1990 [Catalog Record]

Perlstein, Rick. Nixonland: The Rise of a President and the Fracturing of America. New York: Scribner, 2008.
LC Call Number: E855 .P47 2008 [Catalog Record]

Reeves, Richard. President Nixon: Alone in the White House. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2001.
LC Call Number: E856 .R44 2001 [Catalog Record]

Small, Melvin. The Presidency of Richard Nixon. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1999.
LC Call Number: E855 .S63 1999 [Catalog Record]

Thomas, Evan. Being Nixon: A Man Divided. New York: Random House, 2015.
LC Call Number: E856 .T48 2015 [Catalog Record]

Wicker, Tom. One of Us: Richard Nixon and the American Dream. New York: Random House, 1991.
LC Call Number: E856 .W52 1991 [Catalog Record]


Casper, Dale E., comp. Richard M. Nixon: A Bibliographic Exploration. New York: Garland, 1988.
LC Call Number: Z8629.4 .C37 1988 [Catalog Record]

Sayler, James, comp. Presidents of the United States--Their Written Measure: A Bibliography. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, 1996.
LC Call Number: Z1249.P7 S29 1996 [Catalog Record]

Younger Readers

Aronson, Billy. Richard M. Nixon. New York: Marshall Cavendish Benchmark, 2008.
LC Call Number: E856 .A893 2008 [Catalog Record]

Barron, Rachel. Richard Nixon: American Politician. Greensboro, N.C.: Morgan Reynolds, 2004.
LC Call Number: E856 .B37 2004 [Catalog Record]

Márquez, Herón. Richard M. Nixon. Minneapolis: Lerner Publications, 2003.
LC Call Number: E856 .M264 2003 [Catalog Record]

Ochester, Betsy. Richard M. Nixon: America's 37th President. New York: Childrens Press, 2005.
LC Call Number: E856 .O26 2005 [Catalog Record]

Schuman, Michael. Richard M. Nixon. Berkeley Heights, N.J.: Enslow, 2003.
LC Call Number: E856 .S29 2003 [Catalog Record]Link disclaimer

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