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Author: Sasha Issenberg
Release Date: September 01, 2020
The riveting story of the conflict over same-sex marriage in the United States—the most significant civil-rights breakthrough of the new millennium.   On June 26, 2015, the United States Supreme Court ruled that state bans on gay marriage ...
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Author: Dan Alexander
Release Date: August 11, 2020
A newsmaking investigation into the businesses of President Trump and the people around him, showing how the American political system turned into a massive investment opportunity.By holding onto his businesses, Donald Trump launched an unprecedented...
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Author: Eddie S. Glaude Jr. | Narrator: Eddie S. Glaude Jr.
Release Date: August 04, 2020
James Baldwin grew disillusioned by the failure of the civil rights movement to force America to confront its lies about race. In the era of Trump, what can we learn from his struggle? “Searing, provocative, and ultimately hopeful . . ....
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Author: Eric Swalwell | Narrator: Eric Swalwell
Release Date: June 16, 2020
How do you stop a rogue president? How do you protect our country from a man who lies, who obstructs justice, and who seeks to cheat with foreign powers to get re-elected? Our constitution offers one remedy: impeachment. Thanks to the courageous acti...
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Author: Sarah Posner | Narrator: Cassandra Campbell
Release Date: May 26, 2020
A “masterful and meticulous”* feat of reportage that explains one of the central mysteries of the Trump era: the unholy marriage of Trump and the evangelicals, as officiated by the alt-right.*Jane Mayer, author of Dark Mone...
Author: James Shapiro | Narrator: Fred Sanders
Release Date: March 10, 2020
From leading scholar James Shapiro, a timely exploration of what Shakespeare’s plays reveal about our divided land, from Revolutionary times to the present dayThe plays of William Shakespeare are rare common ground in the United States. They ar...
Author: Charlotte Alter | Narrator: Charlotte Alter
Release Date: February 18, 2020
An optimistic look at the future of American leadership by a brilliant young reporterA new generation is stepping up. There are now twenty-six millennials in Congress--a fivefold increase gained in the 2018 midterms alone. They are governing Midweste...
Author: Lachlan Markay and Asawin Suebsaeng | Narrator: Holter Graham
Release Date: February 11, 2020
An eyewitness account of Donald Trump's clown car of lieutenants and lackeys who have polluted the corridors of power with their unprecedented awfulness.Two of Washington's most meddlesome reporters take readers on a deep dive into the murky underwor...
Author: Andrea Bernstein | Narrator: Andrea Bernstein
Release Date: January 14, 2020
A multigenerational saga of two families who rose from immigrant roots to the pinnacle of U.S. power that tracks the unraveling of American democracy.In American Oligarchs, award-winning investigative journalist Andrea Bernstein creates a vivid portr...
Author: Jason DeParle | Narrator: Fred Sanders
Release Date: August 20, 2019
One of The Washington Post's 10 Best Books of the Year"A remarkable book...indispensable."--The Boston Globe"A sweeping, deeply reported tale of international migration...DeParle's understanding of migration is refreshingly clear-eyed and nuanced."--...
Author: Larry Diamond | Narrator: Larry Diamond
Release Date: June 11, 2019
From America’s leading scholar of democracy,a personal, passionate call to action against the rising authoritarianism that challenges our world order—and the very value of libertyLarry Diamond has made it his life's work to secure democra...
Author: Ash Carter | Narrator: Ash Carter
Release Date: June 11, 2019
The twenty-fifth Secretary of Defense takes readers behind the scenes to reveal the inner workings of the Pentagon, its vital mission, and what it takes to lead it.   The Pentagon is the headquarters of the single largest institution in America:...