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Biography & Autobiography - Presidents & Heads Of State
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Author: David O. Stewart | Narrator: Arthur Morey
Release Date: February 09, 2021
A fascinating and illuminating account of how George Washington became the single most dominant force in the creation of the United States of America, from award-winning author David O. StewartWashington's rise constitutes one of the greatest self-re...
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Author: Barack Obama | Narrator: Barack Obama
Release Date: November 24, 2020
A riveting, deeply personal account of history in the making—from the president who inspired us to believe in the power of democracy In the stirring, highly anticipated first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama tells the story...
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Author: H. W. Brands | Narrator: Robert Fass
Release Date: October 06, 2020
Master storyteller and bestselling historian H. W. Brands narrates the epic struggle over slavery as embodied by John Brown and Abraham Lincoln—two men moved to radically different acts to confront our nation’s gravest sin.   John Br...
Author: Ronald Reagan and Marco Rubio | Narrator: Oliver Wyman
Release Date: October 06, 2020
With a foreword from Senator Marco Rubio, a stirring collection of Ronald Reagan's most inspiring speeches, offering his timeless wisdom and guidance for our day.In his 1989 farewell address, Ronald Reagan said, "I wasn't a great communicator, but I ...
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Author: David S. Reynolds | Narrator: Leon Nixon
Release Date: September 29, 2020
From one of the great historians of nineteenth-century America, a revelatory and enthralling new biography of Lincoln , many years in the making, that brings him to life within his turbulent ageDavid S. Reynolds, author of the Bancroft Prize-winning ...
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Author: Lynne Cheney | Narrator: Nan McNamara
Release Date: September 22, 2020
A vivid account of leadership focusing on the first four Virginia presidents--George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and James Monroe--from the bestselling historian and author of James Madison.From a small expanse of land on the North A...
Author: Fredrik Logevall | Narrator: Mark Deakins
Release Date: September 08, 2020
A Pulitzer Prize–winning historian takes us as close as we have ever been to the real John F. Kennedy in this revelatory biography of the iconic, yet still elusive, thirty-fifth president. “An utterly incandescent study of one of the most...
Author: Michael S. Schmidt | Narrator: Michael S. Schmidt
Release Date: September 01, 2020
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • With unparalleled reporting, a Pulitzer Prize–winning New York Times reporter continues to break news about the most important political story of our lives as he chronicles the clash between a president and the ...
Author: Jon Meacham and Annette Gordon-Reed | Narrator: Various, Fred Sanders and Edoardo Ballerini
Release Date: June 30, 2020
Pulitzer Prize–winning historian Jon Meacham offers a collection of inspiring words about how to be a good citizen, from Thomas Jefferson and others, and reminds us why our country’s founding principles are still so important today.Thomas...
Author: Robert M. Gates | Narrator: George Newbern
Release Date: June 16, 2020
From the former secretary of defense and author of the acclaimed #1 best-selling memoir, Duty, a candid, sweeping examination of power in all its manifestations, and how it has been exercised, for good and bad, by American presidents in the post-Cold...
Author: Tim McGrath | Narrator: Arthur Morey
Release Date: May 05, 2020
The extraordinary life of James Monroe: soldier, senator, diplomat, and the last Founding Father to hold the presidency, a man who helped transform thirteen colonies into a vibrant and mighty republic.“A first-rate account of a remarkable life....
Author: Archie Brown | Narrator: James Langton
Release Date: May 05, 2020
In this penetrating analysis of the role of political leadership in the Cold War's ending, Archie Brown shows why the popular view that Western economic and military strength left the Soviet Union with no alternative but to admit defeat is wrong.To u...