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Author Johnson, Thomas J., 1960-

Title The rehabilitation of Richard Nixon : the media's effect on collective memory / Thomas J. Johnson.

Published New York : Garland, 1995.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  973.924092 NIXO/ JOHN    AVAILABLE
 UniM Bail  973.924092 JOHN    AVAILABLE
Physical description xvii, 250 pages ; 25 cm.
Series Garland studies in American popular history and culture.
Garland studies in American popular history and culture.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Background: The Rehabilitation of Richard Nixon. Reasons for Richard Nixon's Rehabilitation. Nixon and the Media -- 2. Theory. Collective Memory. Theory of Generations. Media and Collective Memory. Other Determinants of Political Attitudes -- 3. Method. Profile of Respondents. Variables and Data Analysis. Hypotheses -- 4. Nixon Events in Collective Memory. Nixon Events in the Collective Memory. Critical Events. Nixon Events as Critical Events -- 5. Evidence of Nixon's Rehabilitation. Collective Memory of Nixon -- 6. Memory as a Predictor of Nixon Images. How Those with Differing Memories View Nixon. Direct Experience vs. Mediated Knowledge. Watergate Events. Trip to China. Memory of Early Events -- 7. Age Differences in Collective Memory. How the Watergate Generation Evaluated Nixon. Age Differences in Collective Memory -- 8. Other Predictors of Nixon Images. Intervening Variables and Nixon Images -- 9. Strength of Memory as a Predictor of Nixon Images.
Watergate Memories as a Predictor of Nixon Images. Early Nixon Events as Predictors of Nixon Images -- 10. Conclusions. Nixon Events in Collective Memory. Evidence of Nixon's Rehabilitation. Generational Differences in Memories of Nixon. Direct Experience vs. Mediated Knowledge.
Subject Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 -- Public opinion.
Press and politics -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Public opinion -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 081531972X