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Travels with George Cover
Author: 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...
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The Failed Promise Cover
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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After the Fall Cover
Author: Ben Rhodes | Narrator: Ben Rhodes
Release Date: June 01, 2021
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 New York Times bestselling author of The World as It Is—travels t...
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Zero Fail Cover
Author: Carol Leonnig | Narrator: Carol Leonnig and Maggi-Meg Reed
Release Date: May 18, 2021
The first definitive account of the rise and fall of the Secret Service, from the Kennedy assassination to the alarming mismanagement of the Obama and Trump years, right up to the insurrection at the Capitol on January 6—by the Pulitzer Prize w...
Zero Fail Cover
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 preside...
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...
Author: Norman Eisen | Narrator: Robert Petkoff
Release Date: July 28, 2020
The Democrats’ special impeachment counsel on the House Judiciary Committee lays out President Trump’s shocking pattern of betrayals, lies, and high crimes, arguing articles of impeachment to the ultimate judges: the American people. ...