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Author: Tom Brokaw
Release Date: November 05, 2019
Tom Brokaw recounts the endgame of the Watergate scandal and the Nixon presidency in real time, from his perspective in the press corps as a young White House correspondent for NBC News.The last year of the Nixon presidency was filled with power poli...
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Author: Dayton Duncan and Ken Burns | Narrator: Dayton Duncan, Brian Corrigan and Ken Burns
Release Date: September 10, 2019
The rich and colorful story of America's most popular music and the singers and songwriters who captivated, entertained, and consoled listeners throughout the twentieth century--based on the upcoming eight-part film series to air on PBS in September ...
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Author: Charles King | Narrator: January LaVoy
Release Date: August 06, 2019
A dazzling group portrait of Franz Boas, the founder of cultural anthropology, and his circle of women scientists, who upended American notions of race, gender, and sexuality in the 1920s and 1930s--a sweeping chronicle of how our society began to qu...
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Author: Karen Abbott | Narrator: Cassandra Campbell and Rob Shapiro
Release Date: August 06, 2019
The epic true crime story of the most successful bootlegger in American history and the murder that shocked the nation, from the New York Times bestselling author of Sin in the Second City and Liar, Temptress, Soldier, SpyIn the early days of Prohibi...
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Author: Steven M. Gillon | Narrator: Tim Andrés Pabon
Release Date: July 09, 2019
A major new biography of John F. Kennedy Jr. from a leading historian who was also a close friend, America’s Reluctant Prince is a deeply researched, personal, surprising, and revealing portrait of the Kennedy heir the world lost too soon. ...
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Author: David L. Roll | Narrator: Mark Bramhall
Release Date: July 09, 2019
The extraordinary career of George Catlett Marshall—America’s most distinguished soldier–statesman since George Washington—whose selfless leadership and moral character influenced the course of two world wars and helped define...
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Author: Margaret O'Mara | Narrator: Nan Mcnamara
Release Date: July 09, 2019
The true, behind-the-scenes history of the people who built Silicon Valley and shaped Big Tech in America Long before Margaret O'Mara became one of our most consequential historians of the American-led digital revolution, she worked in the White Hous...
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Author: Rich Cohen | Narrator: Rich Cohen and Ari Fliakos
Release Date: June 04, 2019
Was he New York City’s last pirate . . . or its first gangster? This is the true story of the bloodthirsty underworld legend who conquered Manhattan, dock by dock—for fans of Gangs of New York and Boardwalk Empire.“Hi...
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Author: Lauren Kessler | Narrator: Hollis McCarthy
Release Date: May 14, 2019
Pancho Barnes was a force of nature, a woman who lived a big, messy, colorful, unconventional life. She ran through three fortunes, four husbands, and countless lovers. She outflew Amelia Earhart, outsmarted Howard Hughes, outdrank the Mexican Army, ...
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Author: Julia Flynn Siler | Narrator: Nancy Wu
Release Date: May 14, 2019
A revelatory history of the trafficking of young Asian girls that flourished in San Francisco during the first hundred years of Chinese immigration (1848-1943) and an in-depth look at the "safe house" that became a refuge for those seeking their free...
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Author: George Packer | Narrator: Joe Barrett
Release Date: May 07, 2019
"Portrays Holbrooke in all of his endearing and exasperating self-willed glory...Both a sweeping diplomatic history and a Shakespearean tragicomedy... If you could read one book to comprehend American's foreign policy and its quixotic forays into qui...
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Author: Evan Thomas | Narrator: Kirsten Potter
Release Date: March 19, 2019
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The intimate, inspiring, and authoritative biography of Sandra Day O’Connor, America’s first female Supreme Court justice, drawing on exclusive interviews and first-time access to Justice O’Connor&rs...
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