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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
by Cory Booker (2016)
The Truths We Hold,
by Kamala Harris (2019)
Smart on Crime,
by Kamala Harris (2010)
Guide to Political Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2017)
Where We Go From Here,
by Bernie Sanders (2018)
Promise Me, Dad ,
by Joe Biden (2017)
Conscience of a Conservative,
by Jeff Flake (2017)
Two Paths,
by Gov. John Kasich (2017)
Every Other Monday,
by Rep. John Kasich (2010)
Courage is Contagious,
by John Kasich (1998)
Shortest Way Home,
by Pete Buttigieg (2019)
The Book of Joe ,
by Jeff Wilser (2019; biography of Joe Biden)
by Michelle Obama (2018)
Our Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2016)
This Fight Is Our Fight,
by Elizabeth Warren (2017)
Higher Loyalty,
by James Comey (2018)
The Making of Donald Trump,
by David Cay Johnston (2017)
Books by and about the 2016 presidential election
What Happened ,
by Hillary Clinton (2017)
Higher Loyalty ,
by James Comey (2018)
Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Hard Choices,
by Hillary Clinton (2014)
Becoming ,
by Michelle Obama (2018)
Outsider in the White House,
by Bernie Sanders (2015)

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Nixon's Ten Commandments of Statecraft, by James Humes

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Click here for 12 full quotes from Richard Nixon in the book Ten Commandments of Statecraft.
OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
Nixon's Ten Commandments of Statecraft:
His Guiding Principles of Leadership and Negotiation
By Richard Nixon,
with Commentary and Lessons from History by James C. Humes


This book is arranged in 10 chapters, with Nixon's writing on each topic, then a commentary from an historian on an historical figure with a parallel lesson. The historical figures range from Pericles to Winston Churchill.
 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Foreign Policy
    Nixon’s Ten Commandments of Statecraft.
    Recommended quarantine of Cuba in 1960.
    1972 "Triangularization": USSR vs. USA vs. mainland China.
    1973: Egypt's Sadat represents future voice for moderation.
    Economic liberty mounts pressure to open up China.
Homeland Security
    Supported missile defense as means to achieve SALT.
Principles & Values
    Doggedly pursued Alger Hiss; made his name in House.
    Conserve concessions; get something in exchange for each one.
    Presidents should avoid "never" and "always".
War & Peace
    1968 vague plan to end war accepted by both hawks & doves.
    North Vietnam refused to negotiate in 1968; willing in 1972.
    Full airlift to Israel during 1973 war.

The above quotations are from Nixon's Ten Commandments of Statecraft, by James Humes.

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