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The President and the Freedom Fighter Cover
Author: Brian Kilmeade | Narrator: Brian Kilmeade
Release Date: November 02, 2021
The New York Times bestselling author of George Washington's Secret Six and Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates turns to two other heroes of the nation: Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass. In The President and the Freedom Fighter, Brian Kilm...
The President and the Freedom Fighter Cover
Author: Robert S. Levine | Narrator: Ryan Vincent Anderson
Release Date: August 24, 2021
Robert S. Levine foregrounds the viewpoints of Black Americans on Reconstruction in his absorbing account of the struggle between the great orator Frederick Douglass and President Andrew Johnson.When Andrew Johnson assumed the presidency after Abraha...
Author: Winifred Gallagher | Narrator: Blair Seibert
Release Date: July 20, 2021
A riveting history of the American West told for the first time through the pioneering women who used the challenges of migration and settlement as opportunities to advocate for their rights, and transformed the country in the processBetween 1840 and...
Author: Tiya Miles | Narrator: Janina Edwards
Release Date: June 08, 2021
A renowned historian traces the life of a single object handed down through three generations of Black women to craft an extraordinary testament to people who are left out of the archives.“A history told with brilliance and tenderness and fearl...
Author: Bryan Burrough, Jason Stanford and Chris Tomlinson | Narrator: Fred Sanders
Release Date: June 08, 2021
A New York Times bestseller!“Lively and absorbing. . ." — The New York Times Book Review"Engrossing." —Wall Street Journal“Entertaining and well-researched . . . ” —Houston Chronicle Three noted Texan writers combi...
Author: Blaine Harden | Narrator: Mark Bramhall
Release Date: April 27, 2021
“Terrific.” –Timothy Egan, The New York Times “A riveting investigation of both American myth-making and the real history that lies beneath.” –Claudio Saunt, author of Unworthy Republic From...
Author: Christine Leigh Heyrman | Narrator: Maggi-Meg Reed
Release Date: February 09, 2021
From the winner of the Bancroft Prize and the Francis Parkman Prize in History, a lost episode rediscovered after almost two hundred years; a thwarted love triangle of heartbreak--two men and a woman of equal ambition--that exploded in scandal and in...
Author: Peter Cozzens | Narrator: Mark Bramhall
Release Date: October 27, 2020
The first biography of the great Shawnee leader in more than twenty years, and the first to make clear that his misunderstood younger brother, Tenskwatawa, was an equal partner in the last great pan-Indian alliance against the United States.Until the...
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: 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: Fergus M. Bordewich | Narrator: Sean Runnette
Release Date: February 18, 2020
The story of how Congress helped win the Civil War--a new perspective that puts the House and Senate, rather than Lincoln, at the center of the conflict.This brilliantly argued new perspective on the Civil War overturns the popular conception that Ab...
Author: Steve Inskeep | Narrator: Steve Inskeep
Release Date: January 14, 2020
Steve Inskeep tells the riveting story of John and Jessie Frémont, the husband and wife team who in the 1800s were instrumental in the westward expansion of the United States, and thus became America's first great political couple John C. Fr&e...