1972

 

The Top Ten Fiction Books
Jonathan Livingston Seagull - Richard Bach
August 1914 - Alexander Solzhenitsyn
The Odessa File - Frederick Forsyth
The Day of the Jackal - Frederick Forsyth
The Word - Irving Wallace
The Winds of War - Herman Wouk
Captains and the Kings - Taylor Caldwell
Two from Galilee - Marjorie Holmes
My Name Is Asher Lev - Chaim Potok
Semi-Tough - Dan Jenkins

The Top Ten Non-Fiction Books
The Living Bible - Kenneth Taylor
I'm OK, You're OK - Thomas Harris, M.D.
Open Marriage - Nena and George O'Neill
Harry S. Truman - Margaret Truman
Dr. Atkins'Diet Revolution - Robert C. Atkins
Better Homes and Gardens Menu Cook Book
The Peter Prescription - Laurence J. Peter
A World Beyond - Ruth Montgomery
Journey to Ixtlan - Carlos Castaneda
Better Homes and Gardens Low-Calorie Desserts

 

"FBI agents have established that the Watergate bugging incident stemmed from a massive campaign of political spying and sabotage conducted on behalf of President Nixon's reelection and directed by officials of the White House and the Committee for the Re-election of the President."
- The Washington Post, Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein

"When you get these people in, say: '[T]he President believes that it is going to open the whole Bay of Pigs thing up again. And, uh, because these people are plugging for, for keeps, and that they should call the FBI in and say that we wish for the country, don't go any further into this case. Period!'"
- President Richard Nixon recorded on the "Smoking Gun" tape

"The use of 'Ms.' isn't meant to protect either the married or the unmarried woman from social pressure - only to signify a female human being. It's symbolic and important. There's a lot in a name."
- "What's a Ms.?", Ms. magazine preview issue

"This is Jane Fonda speaking from Hanoi, and I'm speaking particularly to the US servicemen. . . . I don't know what your officers tell you . . . but [your] weapons are illegal and that's not just rhetoric. . . . The men who are ordering you to use these weapons are war criminals according to international law, and in the past, in Germany and Japan, men who committed these kinds of crimes were tried and executed."
- Actress Jane Fonda, North Vietnamese radio broadcast

"Here man completed his first explorations of the Moon, December 1972."
- Commemorative plaque left on the Moon

 

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