The Family - Study Guide Chapter 17 Summary & Analysis

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This chapter returns to the political career of George H.W. Bush. His time as Ambassador at the United Nations fulfills Barbara Bush's social desires. As Nixon begins his second term in office, he reshuffles his staff and places George as head of the Republican National Committee. Shortly thereafter, the Watergate scandal explodes in Washington and George is put on damage-control for the party and the president. George has immense loyalty for Nixon and works diligently to defend him and to slow the investigation into the Watergate incident. George's hard work, however, does not pay off and Nixon resigns from office before Congress can impeach him. George maintains loyalty to Nixon the person while expressing his disapproval for political reasons.

George hopes to be made the new Vice President under Ford but Ford chooses to appoint someone else. To make up for not selecting him...

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