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Author: Robert S. Levine
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...
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Author: Peter Baker and Susan Glasser | Narrator: Michael Quinlan
Release Date: September 29, 2020
From two of America's most revered political journalists comes the definitive biography of legendary White House chief of staff and secretary of state James A. Baker III: the man who ran Washington when Washington ran the world.For a quarter-century,...
Author: Robert M. Gates | Narrator: George Newbern
Release Date: June 16, 2020
From the former secretary of defense and author of the acclaimed #1 bestselling memoir, Duty, a candid, sweeping examination of power, and how it has been exercised, for good and bad, by American presidents in the post-Cold War world. ...
Author: Andrew Roberts | Narrator: John Lee
Release Date: October 29, 2019
A comparison of nine leaders who led their nations through the greatest wars the world has ever seen and whose unique strengths—and weaknesses—shaped the course of human history, from the bestselling, award-winning author of Churchill and...
Author: Justin Lee | Narrator: Justin Lee
Release Date: August 14, 2018
A guide to learning how to communicate with people who have diametrically opposed opinions from you, how to empathize with them, and how to (possibly) change their mindsAmerica is more polarized than ever. Whether the issue is Donald Trump, healthcar...
Author: Sheldon Whitehouse and Melanie Wachtell Stinnett | Narrator: Michael Bybee and Sheldon Whitehouse
Release Date: July 11, 2017
In Captured, U.S. Senator and former federal prosecutor Sheldon Whitehouse offers an eye-opening take on what corporate influence looks like today from the Senate Floor, adding a first-hand perspective to Jane Mayer’s Dark Money. ...
Author: Archie Brown | Narrator: Jonathan Cowley
Release Date: February 14, 2017
Selected as one of the Best Books of 2016 by Bill GatesAll too frequently, leadership is reduced to a simple dichotomy: the strong versus the weak. Yet, there are myriad ways to exercise effective political leadership-as well as different ways to fai...
Author: Larry Tye | Narrator: Marc Cashman
Release Date: July 05, 2016
“A multilayered, inspiring portrait of RFK . . . [the] most in-depth look at an extraordinary figure whose transformational story shaped America.”—Joe Scarborough, The Washington Post NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Soon to be...
Author: Bing West | Narrator: Ray Porter
Release Date: September 09, 2014
Battalion 3/5 suffered the highest number of casualties in the war in Afghanistan. This is the story of one platoon in that distinguished battalion.  Aware of U.S. plans to withdraw from the country, knowing their efforts were only a footprint i...
Author: Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes | Narrator: Kimberly Farr
Release Date: February 11, 2014
The mesmerizing story of Hillary Clinton's political rebirth, based on eyewitness accounts from deep inside her inner circleHillary Clinton’s surprising defeat in the 2008 Democratic primary brought her to the nadir of her political career, van...
Love & War Cover
Author: James Carville and Mary Matalin | Narrator: James Carville and Mary Matalin
Release Date: January 07, 2014
New York Times bestsellerTwenty years after the publication of the bestselling All’s Fair, James Carville and Mary Matalin look at how they—and America—have changed in the last two decades.   James Carville and Mary Matali...
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JFK's Last Hundred Days Cover
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 beenFifty years after his assassination, President John F. Kennedy’s legend endures. Noted author and historian Thurston Clarke reexamines the last month...
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