The Presidents

An exciting collection of biographical histories of the U.S. Presidents.

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Author: Ron Chernow | Narrator: Edward Herrmann
Release Date: October 25, 2016

A gripping portrait of the first president of the United States from the author of Alexander Hamilton, the New York Times bestselling biography that inspired the musical.

Celebrated biographer Ron Chernow provides a richly nuanced portrait of the father of our nation and the first president of the United States.

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Author: H.W. Brands | Narrator: Scott Brick
Release Date: October 11, 2016
From master storyteller and historian H. W. Brands comes the riveting story of how President Harry Truman and General Douglas MacArthur squared off to decide America's future in the aftermath of World War II.

At the height of the Korean War, President Harry S.
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Author: Evan Thomas | Narrator: Bob Walter
Release Date: June 16, 2015
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST NONFICTION BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY TIME AND ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY RICHMOND TIMES-DISPATCH • “What was it really like to be Richard Nixon.
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Author: Steve Inskeep | Narrator: Steve Inskeep
Release Date: May 19, 2015
A thrilling narrative history of two men--President Andrew Jackson and Cherokee Chief John Ross--who led their respective nations at a crossroads of American history

Five decades after the Revolutionary War, the United States faced a constitutional crisis.
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Author: H.W. Brands | Narrator: Stephen Hoye
Release Date: May 12, 2015
From master storyteller and New York Times bestselling Historian H. W. Brands comes the definitive biography of a visionary and transformative president

In his magisterial new biography, H. W. Brands brilliantly establishes Ronald Reagan as one of the two great presidents of the twentieth century, a true peer to Franklin Roosevelt.
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Author: Marc Peyser and Timothy Dwyer | Narrator: Suzanne Toren
Release Date: March 31, 2015
A lively and provocative double biography of first cousins Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth, two extraordinary women whose tangled lives provide a sweeping look at the twentieth century.

When Theodore Roosevelt became president in 1901, his beautiful and flamboyant daughter was transformed into "Princess Alice," arguably the century's first global celebrity.
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Author: George W. Bush | Narrator: George W. Bush
Release Date: November 11, 2014
George W. Bush, the 43rd President of the United States, has authored a personal biography of his father, George H. W. Bush, the 41st President.
 
Forty-three men have served as President of the United States. Countless books have been written about them.
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Author: John W. Dean | Narrator: Joe Barrett
Release Date: July 29, 2014
Based on Nixon’s overlooked recordings, New York Times bestselling author John W. Dean connects the dots between what we’ve come to believe about Watergate and what actually happened
 
Watergate forever changed American politics, and in light of the revelations about the NSA’s widespread surveillance program, the scandal has taken on new significance.
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Author: Patrick J. Buchanan | Narrator: Arthur Morey
Release Date: July 08, 2014
Patrick J. Buchanan, bestselling author and senior advisor to Richard Nixon, tells the definitive story of Nixon's resurrection from the political graveyard and his rise to the presidency.

After suffering stinging defeats in the 1960 presidential election against John F.
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Author: Lynne Cheney | Narrator: Eliza Foss
Release Date: May 06, 2014
A major new biography of the fourth U.S. president, from New York Times–bestselling author Lynne Cheney

James Madison was a true genius of the early republic, the leader who did more than any other to create the nation we know today.
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Author: Joshua Zeitz | Narrator: Malcolm Hillgartner
Release Date: February 04, 2014
A timely and intimate look into Abraham Lincoln’s White House through the lives of his two closest aides and confidants

Lincoln’s official secretaries John Hay and John Nicolay enjoyed more access, witnessed more history, and knew Lincoln better than anyone outside of the president’s immediate family.
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Author: Joe Scarborough | Narrator: George Newbern and Joe Scarborough
Release Date: November 12, 2013
Joe Scarborough—former Republican congressman and the always insightful host of MSNBC’s Morning Joe—takes a nuanced and surprising look at the unexpected rise and self-inflicted fall of the Republican Party. Dominant in national politics for forty years under the influence of the conservative but pragmatic leadership of Dwight Eisenhower and Ronald Reagan, the GOP, Scarborough argues, is in a self-inflicted eclipse.
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