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Miracles and Massacres: True and Untold Stories of the Making of America

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#1 bestselling author Glenn Beck gives us inspiring, courageous, and little-known stories from American history, from the Founders through September 11.

Don’t miss the huge bestseller Miracles and Massacres, history as you’ve never heard it told and incredible events that you never knew existed.

HISTORY AS IT’S SUPPOSED TO BE TOLD: TRUE AND THRILLING.

Thomas Edison was a bad guy—and bad guys usually lose in the end.

World War II radio host “Tokyo Rose” was branded as a traitor by the US government and served time in prison. In reality, she was a hero to many.

Twenty US soldiers received medals of honor at the Battle of Wounded Knee—yet this wasn’t a battle at all; it was a massacre.

Paul Revere’s midnight ride was nothing compared to the ride made by a guy named Jack whom you’ve probably never heard of.

History is about so much more than memorizing facts. It is, as more than half of the word suggests, about the story. And, told in the right way, it is the greatest one ever written: Good and evil, triumph and tragedy, despicable acts of barbarism and courageous acts of heroism.

The things you’ve never learned about our past will shock you. The reason why gun control is so important to government elites can be found in a story about Athens that no one dares teach. Not the city in ancient Greece, but the one in 1946 Tennessee. The power of an individual who trusts his gut can be found in the story of the man who stopped the twentieth hijacker from being part of 9/11. And a lesson on what happens when an all-powerful president is in need of positive headlines is revealed in a story about eight saboteurs who invaded America during World War II.

If the truth shall set you free, then your freedom begins on page one of this book. By the end, your understanding of the lies and half-truths you’ve been taught may change, but your perception of who we are as Americans and where our country is headed definitely will.

About the Author

Glenn Beck, the nationally syndicated radio host and founder of The Blaze television network, is a ten-time #1 bestselling author and is one of the few authors in history to have had #1 national bestsellers in the fiction, nonfiction, self-help, and childrens picture book genres. His #1 novels include The Overton Window, The Christmas Sweater, and The Christmas Sweater: A Picture Book. His #1 nonfiction books include Cowards, The Original Argument, The 7 (with Dr. Keith Ablow), Broke, Glenn Becks Common Sense, Arguing with Idiots, and An Inconvenient Book. His other books include the national bestsellers The Snow Angel, Being George Washington, and The Real America. Visit GlennBeck.com or TheBlaze.com.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781476764740
Author:
Beck, Glenn
Publisher:
Threshold Editions
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
US History-General
Subject:
Tokyo Rose; Glenn Beck books; radio host books; television host books; FOX News; best history stories; untold history stories; little known history; Lies My Teacher Told Me; Howard Zinn; Mark Levin; Sean Hannity; September 11th attacks; Thomas Jefferson h
Subject:
Tokyo Rose; Glenn Beck books; radio host books; television host books; FOX News; best history stories; untold history stories; little known history; Lies My Teacher Told Me; Howard Zinn; Mark Levin; Sean Hannity; September 11th attacks; Thomas Jefferson h
Subject:
Tokyo Rose; Glenn Beck books; radio host books; television host books; FOX News; best history stories; untold history stories; little known history; Lies My Teacher Told Me; Howard Zinn; Mark Levin; Sean Hannity; September 11th attacks; Thomas Jefferson h
Edition Description:
Hardback
Publication Date:
20131131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
228.6 x 152.4 mm

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