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Author: Nathaniel Philbrick | Narrator: Nathaniel Philbrick
Release Date: September 14, 2021
Does George Washington still matter? Bestselling author Nathaniel Philbrick argues for Washington's unique contribution to the forging of America by retracing his journey as a new president through all thirteen former colonies, which were now an...
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: Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker | Narrator: January LaVoy, Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker
Release Date: July 20, 2021
The definitive behind-the-scenes story of Trump's final year in office, by Phil Rucker and Carol Leonnig, the Pulitzer-Prize winning reporters and authors of the #1 New York Times bestseller, A Very Stable Genius.“Chilling.” – Ander...
Author: Ben Rhodes | Narrator: Ben Rhodes
Release Date: June 01, 2021
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Why is democracy so threatened in America and around the world? And what can we do about it? A former White House aide and close confidant to President Barack Obama—and the author of The World as It Is&mdas...
Author: Carol Leonnig | Narrator: Carol Leonnig and Maggi-Meg Reed
Release Date: May 18, 2021
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “This is one of those books that will go down as the seminal work—the determinative work—in this field. . . . Terrifying.”—Rachel MaddowThe first definitive account of the rise and fall o...
Author: Julia Sweig | Narrator: Kirsten Potter
Release Date: March 16, 2021
A magisterial portrait of Lady Bird Johnson, and a major reevaluation of the profound yet underappreciated impact the First Lady's political instincts had on LBJ’s presidency.“An inviting, challenging, well-told tale of the thoroughly mod...
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. Stewart“An outstanding biography… [George Washingto...
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAACP IMAGE AWARD NOMINEE • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR...
Author: Andrew Weissmann | Narrator: George Newbern and Andrew Weissmann
Release Date: September 29, 2020
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In the first and only inside account of the Mueller investigation, one of the special counsel’s most trusted prosecutors breaks his silence on the team’s history-making search for the truth, their painstak...
Author: Corey Brettschneider | Narrator: Desmond Manny
Release Date: September 08, 2020
A short, accessible collection of key historic writings about presidential impeachment, as part of a new Penguin Classics series on liberty and constitutional rights.A Penguin ClassicPenguin Liberty is a newly curated series of historical, political ...
Author: Fredrik Logevall | Narrator: Mark Deakins
Release Date: September 08, 2020
NEW YORK TIMES EDITORS’ CHOICE • 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. &ldquo...
Author: Harold Holzer | Narrator: James Lurie
Release Date: August 25, 2020
An award-winning presidential historian offers an authoritative account of American presidents' attacks on our freedom of the press.“The FAKE NEWS media,” Donald Trump has tweeted, “is not my enemy, it is the enemy of the American P...