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Author Wine-Banks, Jill, author.

Title The Watergate girl : my fight for truth and justice against a criminal president / Jill Wine-Banks.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2020.
2 holds on first copy returned of 3 copies
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Nonfiction-NEW  973.924092 WIN    DUE 10-01-20
 Naper Blvd. Adult Biography  973.924092 WIN    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction-NEW  973.924092 WIN    DUE 09-22-20
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Description x, 258 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-240) and index.
Contents Joining the team -- Archie and the gang -- The Watergate boy -- Nine conversations -- Saturday night fever -- The morning after -- Secretary of morale -- The lady lawyer -- Kurt -- The days of wine and rose -- Two ladies arguing -- To indict or not -- The road map -- Indictment -- Exit the king -- The trial -- After Watergate -- No fear of flying.
Summary "It was a time, much like today, when Americans feared for the future of their democracy and women stood up for equal treatment. At the crossroads of the Watergate scandal and the women's movement stood a young lawyer named Jill Wine Volner (as she was then known), barely thirty years old and in charge of some of the most important prosecutions of high-ranking White House officials. Called "the mini-skirted lawyer" by the press, she fought to receive the respect accorded her male counterparts- and prevailed. In The Watergate Girl, Jill Wine-Banks takes us inside this troubled time in American history, and it is impossible to read about the crimes of Richard Nixon and the people around him without drawing parallels to today's headlines. The book is also the story of a young woman who sought to make her professional mark while trapped in a failing marriage, buffeted by sexist preconceptions, and harboring secrets of her own that kept her on a knife-edge. Her house was burgled, her phones were tapped, and even her office garbage was rifled through. At once a cautionary tale and an inspiration for those who believe in the power of justice and the rule of law, The Watergate Girl is a revelation about our country, our politics, and our society"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Wine-Banks, Jill.
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 -- Impeachment.
Lawyers -- United States -- Biography.
Watergate Affair, 1972-1974.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1969-1974.
ISBN 9781250244321 (hardcover)
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