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|Title||:||Unholy Fury: Whitlam and Nixon at War|
|Publisher||:||Melbourne University Press|
|Number of Pages||:||378|
PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Unholy Fury: Whitlam and Nixon at War The inside story of just how close Australia came to losing the US Alliance .
In the early s two titans of Australian and American politics Prime Minister Gough Whitlam and President Richard Nixon clashed over the end of the Vietnam war and the shape of a new Asia A relationship that had endured the heights of the Cold War veered dangerously off course and seemed headed for destruction Never before or since has the alliance sunk to such depths .
Drawing on sensational new evidence from once top secret American and Australian records this book portrays the bitter clash between these two leaders and their competing visions of the world .
As the Nixon White House went increasingly on the defensive in early reeling from the lethal drip of the Watergate revelations the first Labor prime minister in twenty three years looked to redefine ANZUS and Australia s global stance It was a heady brew and not one the Americans were used to The result was a fractured alliance and an American president enraged seemingly hell bent on tearing apart the fabric of a treaty that had become the first principle of Australian foreign policy