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Nelson Rockefeller

a biography.

by Joe Alex Morris

  • 159 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rockefeller, Nelson A. 1908-1979.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE748.R673 M6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination369 p.
    Number of Pages369
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5795587M
    LC Control Number60007534
    OCLC/WorldCa456833


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A triumph of the biographer's art, The Life of Nelson A. Rockefeller is the first full-length biography of one of the most powerful, magnetic, fascinating figures on the twentieth-century stage. Of all the great American dynastic families, few could match the combined wealth, power, and influence of the by: Brobdingnagian, a word penned by Jonathan Swift in Gulliver’s Travels, comes closest to describing politician Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller’s peregrinations on this planet as a man of both.

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE BOSTON GLOBE, BOOKLIST, AND KIRKUS REVIEWS • From acclaimed historian Richard Norton Smith comes the definitive life of an American icon: Nelson Rockefeller—one of the most complex and compelling figures of the twentieth century.

Fourteen years in the making, this magisterial biography of the Cited by: 5. While Theodore White's 'Making of the President ' adequately covers the Rockefeller-Nixon summit, 'On His Own Terms' really brings to life Gov.

This is an extremely good book. I don't think another biography will ever need to be written about Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller/5. Wikimedia Commons Nelson Rockefeller hanging off the back of a car while on the Presidential campaign trail. On Jan. 26,at a.m., former Vice President Nelson Rockefeller died from a heart attack while sitting at his desk at Nelson Rockefeller book Center, working on a book about his personal art collection.

At least, that Nelson Rockefeller book what the papers said. Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller, –79, U.S. public official, governor of New York (–73), Vice President of the United States (–77), b. Bar Harbor, Maine; grandson of John D. Rockefeller. A director of Rockefeller Center from tohe also served in many government posts, including coordinator of the Office of Inter-American.

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The year-old son of the late New York Gov. Nelson Rockefeller, who was presumed to have drowned at sea, was actually captured and eaten by a. Michael Clark Rockefeller ( – presumed to have died Novem ) was the fifth child of New York Governor and future U.S. Vice President Nelson Rockefeller, and a fourth-generation member of the Rockefeller disappeared during an expedition in the Asmat region of southwestern Netherlands New Guinea, which is now a part of Indonesian province of Papua.

In fairness to Smith, though, Nelson Rockefeller, who died at 70, packed a lot into his relatively short life. Even after he gave up trying to become president, there was the historic Attica. Nelson Rockefeller Collection, inc., - Antiques - 50 pages 0 Reviews A catalog of reproductions from the collection of Nelson Rockefeller offered for sale by Neiman-Marcus of Dallas, TX.

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How did John D. Rockefeller change America. Mary C. Rockefeller, Governor's Former Wife, Dead at 91 Mary Clark Rockefeller, who was prominent in the education of nurses and was New York State's First Lady when she was married to Gov.

Nelson A. Rockefeller, died yesterday at her home on the Upper East. Even though the Rockefeller family is reportedly ready to spend $ million dollars to put Nelson in the White House, it still might not work. The American people seem intuitively suspicious of him. How widely this book is read could influence Rocky's decision.

In 15 years of research on Nelson A. Rockefeller, Richard Norton Smith says he came to see him as an impetuous dreamer who also wanted circumstances very much under his control.

A triumph of the biographer's art, "The Life of Nelson A. Rockefeller" is the first full-length biography of one of the most powerful, magnetic, fascinating figures on the twentieth-century all the great American dynastic families, few could match the combinedwealth, power, and influence of the Rockefellers.

And of all the Rockefellers, none was more determined to use these advantages. “A compelling read What makes the book fascinating for a contemporary professional is not so much any one thing that [Nelson] Rockefeller achieved, but the portrait of the world he inhabited not so very long ago.”—The New York Times “Richard Norton Smith spent fourteen years researching this life of Rockefeller.

At the height of the Cold War, my father, Nelson Rockefeller, in a speech at Harvard, described the greatest threat to this nation as those with a “tireless genius for crisis.” Thus their need to create and sustain a national narrative based on fear and insecurity—by producing serial well-timed crises.

Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller (July 8, – Janu ) was a liberal Republican American politician and businessman. He was from one of the richest and most powerful families in .