Saturday, July 16, 2022

Biographies, Well Chosen

When President Nixon asked Daniel Patrick Moynihan for his favorite political biographies, Moynihan submitted these titles:

  • Autobiography by John Adams
  • Abraham Lincoln by Lord Charnwood
  • The Education of Henry Adams by Henry Adams
  • Talleyrand by Duff Cooper
  • Melbourne by David Cecil
  • Hitler: A Study in Tyranny by Alan Bullock
  • The Republican Roosevelt by John Morton Blum
  • Alexander Hamilton and the Constitution by Clinton Rossiter
  • Disraeli by Robert Blake
  • Zapata and the Mexican Revolution by John Womack, Jr.

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