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The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism
The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism
by Doris Kearns Goodwin
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One of the Best Books of the Year as chosen by andlt;Iandgt;The New York Timeandlt;/Iandgt;sandlt;Iandgt;, The Washington Post, The Economist, Time, USA TODAY, Christian Science Monitor, andlt;/Iandgt;and more. and#8220;A tale so gripping that one... (read more)

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The Man He Became: How FDR Defied Polio to Win the Presidency
The Man He Became: How FDR Defied Polio to Win the Presidency
by James Tobin
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Here, from James Tobin, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award in biography, is the story of the greatest comeback in American political history, a saga long buried in half-truth, distortion and myth — Franklin Roosevelt's ten-year climb... (read more)

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The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan
The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan
by Rick Perlstein
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From the bestselling author of Nixonland: a dazzling portrait of America on the verge of a nervous breakdown in the tumultuous political and economic times of the 1970s. In January of 1973 Richard Nixon announced the end of the Vietnam War and prepared... (read more)

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The War Lovers: Roosevelt, Lodge, Hearst, and the Rush to Empire, 1898
The War Lovers: Roosevelt, Lodge, Hearst, and the Rush to Empire, 1898
by Evan Thomas
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On February 15, 1898, the USS Maine exploded in Havana Harbor. The sinking of the Maine was just the provocation Assistant Secretary of the Navy Theodore Roosevelt was looking for. Along with his friend Senator Henry Cabot Lodge and his rival, newspaper... (read more)

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Ted Kennedy: Scenes from an Epic Life
Ted Kennedy: Scenes from an Epic Life
by Boston Globe
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The Boston Globe, winner of twenty Pulitzer Prizes, has a distinguished record of public service journalism, including astute political coverage that digs deep into the issues, processes, and personalities that shape our democracy. The Globe developed... (read more)

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Sharing Good Times
Sharing Good Times
by Jimmy Carter
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In this wonderfully evocative volume, Jimmy Carter writes about the things that matter most, the simple relaxed days and nights that he has enjoyed with family and friends through the years and across the generations. Here are lively, witty accounts of... (read more)

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The Train to Crystal City: FDR's Secret Prisoner Exchange Program and America S Only Family Internment Camp During World War II
The Train to Crystal City: FDR's Secret Prisoner Exchange Program and America S Only Family Internment Camp During World War II
by Jan Jarboe Russell
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The dramatic and never-before-told story of a secret FDR-approved American internment camp in Texas during World War II, where thousands of familiesand#8212;many US citizensand#8212;were incarcerated.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;From 1942 to 1948, trains... (read more)

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A Moment of Crisis: Jimmy Carter, the Power of a Peacemaker, and North Koreas Nuclear Ambitions
A Moment of Crisis: Jimmy Carter, the Power of a Peacemaker, and North Koreas Nuclear Ambitions
by Marion V Creekmore
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Marion V. Creekmore, Jr. is Distinguished Visiting Professor of History and Political Science at Emory University and previously its Vice Provost for International Affairs and the Carter Center's Program Director. A retired career diplomat, Creekmore... (read more)

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All the President's Men
All the President's Men
by Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward
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The most devastating political detective story of the century: the inside account of the two Washington Post reporters who broke the Watergate scandal, now with a 40th anniversary Afterword on the legacies of Watergate and Richard Nixon. This is the book... (read more)

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Lessons in Disaster: McGeorge Bundy and the Path to War in Vietnam
Lessons in Disaster: McGeorge Bundy and the Path to War in Vietnam
by Gordon Goldstein
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“A compelling portrait of a man once serenely confident, searching decades later for self-understanding.”—Richard Holbrooke, The New York Times Book Review I had a part in a great failure. I made mistakes of perception, recommendation and... (read more)

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The Assassin's Accomplice, Movie Tie-In: Mary Surratt and the Plot to Kill Abraham Lincoln
The Assassin's Accomplice, Movie Tie-In: Mary Surratt and the Plot to Kill Abraham Lincoln
by Kate Clifford Larson
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In The Assassins Accomplice, historian Kate Clifford Larson tells the gripping story of Mary Surratt, a little-known participant in the plot to kill Abraham Lincoln, and the first woman ever to be executed by the federal government of the United States... (read more)

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After Lincoln: How the North Won the Civil War and Lost the Peace
After Lincoln: How the North Won the Civil War and Lost the Peace
by A J Langguth
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A brilliant evocation of the post-Civil War era by the acclaimed author of andlt;Iandgt;Patriotsandlt;/Iandgt; and andlt;Iandgt;Union 1812andlt;/Iandgt;. andlt;Iandgt;After Lincolnandlt;/Iandgt; tells the story of the Reconstruction, which set back black... (read more)

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Reclaiming History: The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy
Reclaiming History: The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy
by Vincent Bugliosi
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Within days of the murder of President John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson appointed a seven-member commission to investigate the assassination. In its report, the Warren Commission determined that there was andldquo;no credible evidenceandrdquo... (read more)

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Master of the Mountain: Thomas Jefferson and His Slaves
Master of the Mountain: Thomas Jefferson and His Slaves
by Henry Wiencek
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Henry Wienceks eloquent, persuasive Master of the Mountain—based on new information coming from archival research, archaeological work at Monticello, and hitherto overlooked or disregarded evidence in Thomas Jeffersons own papers&#8212... (read more)

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Hard Choices
Hard Choices
by Hillary Rodham Clinton
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It's 2014 and Hillary Clinton's at the top of her game: polling high and openly contemplating a run for the White House. Her latest memoir is a must-read for Clinton fans and foes wanting the dirt on her time in the Obama administration and clues about... (read more)

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Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong
Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong
by James W Loewen
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"Powerful and important...deserves to become an instant classic." -- The Washington Post Book World... (read more)

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In Defense of Thomas Jefferson: The Sally Hemings Sex Scandal
In Defense of Thomas Jefferson: The Sally Hemings Sex Scandal
by William Hyland
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The belief that Thomas Jefferson had an affair and fathered a child (or children) with slave Sally Hemings---and that such an allegation was proven by DNA testing—has become so pervasive in American popular culture that it is not only widely... (read more)

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Our Purpose: The Nobel Peace Prize Lecture 2007
Our Purpose: The Nobel Peace Prize Lecture 2007
by Al Gore
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Politician and businessman Al Gore was born on March 31, 1948. In 1969, he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in government from Harvard College. He represented Tennessee in the House of Representatives from 1977-1985 and the Senate from 1985-1993.... (read more)

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The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914
The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914
by David McCullough
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Winner of the National Book Award From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Truman, here is the national bestselling epic chronicle of the creation of the Panama Canal. In The Path Between the Seas, acclaimed historian David McCullough delivers a first... (read more)

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American Gunfight: The Plot to Kill President Truman--And the Shoot-Out That Stopped It
American Gunfight: The Plot to Kill President Truman--And the Shoot-Out That Stopped It
by Stephen Hunter
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"Extensively researched and mellifluously told...American Gunfight is a splendid read." -- Carl Schoettler, Baltimore... (read more)

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