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Biography & Autobiography - Presidents & Heads Of State
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Author: Sheila Tate
Release Date: April 10, 2018
From Nancy Reagan's close friend, confidante, and press secretary Sheila Tate, the book is a loving remembrance of the former First Lady, collecting correspondence, personal photographs, and stories from politicians, friends, and news makers who knew her best.
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Author: Joshua Zeitz | Narrator: Dan Woren
Release Date: January 30, 2018
The author of Lincoln's Boys takes us inside the LBJ White House to show how the legendary Great Society programs were actually enacted--the very programs that defined modern America, and are now under seige. What it took to make them work, and what we'll lose if they are dismantled.
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Author: Ron Chernow | Narrator: Mark Bramhall
Release Date: December 12, 2017
Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Chernow returns with a sweeping and dramatic portrait of one of our most compelling generals and presidents, Ulysses S. Grant.
 
Ulysses S. Grant's life has typically been misunderstood. All too often he is caricatured as a chronic loser and an inept businessman, or as the triumphant but brutal Union general of the Civil War.
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Author: Don Yaeger and Brian Kilmeade | Narrator: Brian Kilmeade
Release Date: November 28, 2017
“Another blockbuster. Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates reads like an edge-of-your-seat, page-turning thriller. You will love this book and also wonder why so few people know this story. No one captures the danger, intrigue, and drama of the American Revolution and its aftermath like Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger.
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Author: Robert Dallek | Narrator: Rick Adamson
Release Date: November 07, 2017
“Dallek offers an FDR relevant to our sharply divided nation”—Michael Kazin

“Will rank among the standard biographies of its subject” Publishers Weekly

A one-volume biography of Roosevelt by the #1 New York Times bestselling biographer of JFK, focusing on his career as an incomparable politician, uniter, and deal maker

In an era of such great national divisiveness, there could be no more timely biography of one of our greatest presidents than one that focuses on his unparalleled political ability as a uniter and consensus maker.
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Author: Lawrence O'Donnell | Narrator: Lawrence O'Donnell
Release Date: November 07, 2017
From the host of MSNBC’s The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell, an important and enthralling new account of the presidential election that changed everything, the race that created American politics as we know it today

The 1968 U.
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Author: Noah Feldman | Narrator: John H. Mayer
Release Date: October 31, 2017
A sweeping reexamination of the Founding Father who transformed the United States in each of his political “lives”—as a revolutionary thinker, as a partisan political strategist, and as a president

Over the course of his life, James Madison changed the United States three times.
$37.50
ISBN: 9780525526018
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Author: Don Yaeger and Brian Kilmeade | Narrator: Brian Kilmeade
Release Date: October 24, 2017
Another history pageturner from the authors of the #1 bestsellers George Washington's Secret Six and Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates.

The War of 1812 saw America threatened on every side. Encouraged by the British, Indian tribes attacked settlers in the West, while the Royal Navy terrorized the coasts.
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Author: Kenneth Whyte | Narrator: Richard Ferrone
Release Date: October 10, 2017
The definitive biography of Herbert Hoover, one of the most remarkable Americans of the twentieth century—a wholly original account that will forever change the way Americans understand the man, his presidency, his battle against the Great Depression, and their own history.
$32.50
ISBN: 9780525500339
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Author: Patrick J. Buchanan | Narrator: Arthur Morey
Release Date: May 09, 2017
From Vietnam to the Southern Strategy, from the opening of China to the scandal of Watergate, Pat Buchanan—speechwriter and senior adviser to President Nixon—tells the untold story of Nixon’s embattled White House, from its historic wins to it devastating defeats.
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Author: John A. Farrell | Narrator: Dan Woren
Release Date: March 28, 2017
From a prize-winning biographer comes the defining portrait of a man who led America in a time of turmoil and left us a darker age. We live today, John A. Farrell shows, in a world Richard Nixon made.
 
At the end of WWII, navy lieutenant “Nick” Nixon returned from the Pacific and set his cap at Congress, an idealistic dreamer seeking to build a better world.
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Author: Archie Brown | Narrator: Jonathan Cowley
Release Date: February 14, 2017
Selected as one of the Best Books of 2016 by Bill Gates

All too frequently, leadership is reduced to a simple dichotomy. the strong versus the weak. Yet, there are myriad ways to exercise effective political leadership-as well as different ways to fail.
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