New York: Doubleday, 1962. First Edition. Gray cloth boards with author's name and title in gold on blue background of cover and spine. INSCRIBED by President Richard Nixon to his long time college football teammate, lifetime friend and generous campaign benefactor to all of Nixon's campaigns. "To Clint Harris / With appreciation for / his friendship through / the years / from / Dick Nixon". Significant association copy of Nixon's summary of how he was tested in his public life up to the time of losing the 1960 Presidential election in Nixon's first book. Also included is a SIGNED note card featuring a photo of the Vice-President's family on the front and a typed appreciation for the recipient's support for their last 14 years in the Nation's capital. 6.5" x 9.5" pp. [i-xi] xii-xvi 2-460. Damp spot on top edge, small chipping along top of jacket and small tear at top of DJ spine. Very good / very good. Item #45
"Apart from my meetings wit Khrushchev, I wanted to use every opportunity which arose on this trip to get through to the Russian people as distinguished from the Communist hierarchy...I had to try to get across that it was their own Communist leaders who had deliberately created the tensions which might lead to war because of their insistence on spreading Communism by any means necessary, throughout the world." (p 245).