The Presidents

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

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Author: Thurston Clarke | Narrator: Malcolm Hillgartner
Release Date: July 16, 2013
A revelatory, minute-by-minute account of JFK’s final days that asks what might have been

Fifty years after his assassination, President John F. Kennedy’s legend endures. Noted author and historian Thurston Clarke reexamines the last months of the president’s life to show a man in the midst of great change, both in his family and in the key issues of his day.
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Author: Joseph E. Persico | Narrator: Dan Woren
Release Date: May 28, 2013
All American presidents are commanders in chief by law. Few perform as such in practice. In Roosevelt’s Centurions, distinguished historian Joseph E. Persico reveals how, during World War II, Franklin D. Roosevelt seized the levers of wartime power like no president since Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War.
$32.50
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Author: Jon Meacham | Narrator: Jon Meacham and Edward Herrmann
Release Date: November 13, 2012
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The New York Times Book Review • The Washington Post • Entertainment Weekly • The Seattle Times • St. Louis Post-Dispatch • Bloomberg Businessweek

In this magnificent biography, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of American Lion and Franklin and Winston brings vividly to life an extraordinary man and his remarkable times.
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Author: H. W. Brands | Narrator: Stephen Hoye
Release Date: October 02, 2012
From New York Times bestselling author H. W. Brands, a masterful biography of the Civil War general and two-term president who saved the Union twice, on the battlefield and in the White House, holding the country together at two critical turning points in our history.
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Author: Mark Updegrove | Narrator: Paul Michael, Coleen Marlo, Dan Woren and Bob Walter
Release Date: March 13, 2012
Nearly fifty years after being sworn in as president of the United States in the wake of John F. Kennedy’s assassination, Lyndon Baines Johnson remains a largely misunderstood figure. His force of personal­ity, mastery of power and the political process, and boundless appetite for social reform made him one of the towering figures of his time.
$22.50
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Author: Edmund Morris | Narrator: Edmund Morris
Release Date: January 24, 2012
This book, the only biography ever authorized by a sitting President--yet written with complete interpretive freedom--is as revolutionary in method as it is formidable in scholarship. When Ronald Reagan moved into the White House in 1981, one of his first literary guests was Edmund Morris, the Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer of Theodore Roosevelt.
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Author: Jim Newton | Narrator: John H. Mayer
Release Date: October 04, 2011
“Newton's contribution is as cogent an inventory of Eisenhower's White House years as I've ever read. He blends masterful writing with historic detail and provides the value-added of Ike as the man and the leader.”
—Chuck Hagel, Distinguished Professor, Georgetown University; U.
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Author: Janny Scott | Narrator: January LaVoy
Release Date: May 03, 2011
A major publishing event. an unprecedented look into the life of the woman who most singularly shaped Barack Obama-his mother.

Barack Obama has written extensively about his father, but little is known about Stanley Ann Dunham, the fiercely independent woman who raised him, the person he credits for, as he says, "what is best in me.
$17.50
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Author: Peter Firstbrook | Narrator: Peter Firstbrook
Release Date: February 08, 2011
In the first in-depth history of the Obama family, Peter Firstbrook recounts a journey that starts in a mud hut by the White Nile and ends seven centuries later in the White House. Interweaving oral history and tribal lore, interviews with Obama family members and other Kenyans, the writings of Kenyan historians, and original genealogical research, Firstbrook sets the fascinating story of the president’s family against the background of Kenya’s rich culture and complex history.
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Author: Edmund Morris | Narrator: Mark Deakins
Release Date: November 23, 2010
Of all our great presidents, Theodore Roosevelt is the only one whose greatness increased out of office. When he toured Europe in 1910 as plain “Colonel Roosevelt,” he was hailed as the most famous man in the world. Crowned heads vied to put him up in their palaces.
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Author: George W. Bush | Narrator: George W. Bush
Release Date: November 09, 2010
President George W. Bush describes the critical decisions of his presidency and personal life.

Decision Points is the extraordinary memoir of America’s 43rd president. Shattering the conventions of political autobiography, George W.
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Author: Ron Chernow | Narrator: Scott Brick
Release Date: October 05, 2010
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and a New York Times Bestseller, a landmark biography of George Washington.

In Washington. A Life celebrated biographer Ron Chernow provides a richly nuanced portrait of the father of our nation.
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