A 1965 Times review of Fletcher Knebel’s “Night of Camp David” called the book “too plausible for comfort.”
- Alexandra Alter
- The New York Times
A couple of months ago, prominent political pundits began buzzing about a provocative book by a Washington journalist.
The book — which raised questions about what Congressional leaders should do if the president was mentally unstable and unfit for office — wasn’t a new expose about the Trump administration.
It was a 1965 political thriller by Fletcher Knebel.
The novel, “Night of Camp David,” features an unhinged American president who falls prey to his own…