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Bobby and J. Edgar: The Historic Face-Off Between the Kennedys and J. Edgar Hoover That Transformed America
Bobby and J. Edgar: The Historic Face-Off Between the Kennedys and J. Edgar Hoover That Transformed America
by Burton Hersh
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In this riveting account of the explosive relationship between Robert F. Kennedy and J. Edgar Hoover, renowned journalist and author Burton Hersh sets their highly publicized clashes in the context of Joe Kennedys ongoing manipulation of Congress and his... (read more)

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The Kissinger Transcripts: The Top Secret Talks with Beijing and Moscow
The Kissinger Transcripts: The Top Secret Talks with Beijing and Moscow
by William Burr
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Considered "among the most important Cold War records to emerge thus far" by the former Beijing bureau chief of the "New York Times, The Kissinger Transcripts" gives readers the unvarnished record of Henry Kissinger's diplomacy during the Nixon years.... (read more)

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Judgment Days: Lyndon Baines Johnson, Martin Luther King Jr., and the Laws That Changed America
Judgment Days: Lyndon Baines Johnson, Martin Luther King Jr., and the Laws That Changed America
by Nick Kotz
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Opposites in almost every way, mortally suspicious of each other at first, Lyndon Baines Johnson and Martin Luther King, Jr., were thrust together in the aftermath of John F. Kennedy's assassination. Both men sensed a historic opportunity and began a... (read more)

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Camelot's Court: Inside the Kennedy White House
Camelot's Court: Inside the Kennedy White House
by Robert Dallek
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A Globe & Mail 100 Selection In his acclaimed biography of JFK, Robert Dallek revealed Kennedy, the man and the leader, as never before. In Camelot's Court, he takes an insider's look at the brain trust whose contributions to the successes... (read more)

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In Nixon's Web: A Year in the Crosshairs of Watergate
In Nixon's Web: A Year in the Crosshairs of Watergate
by L Patrick Gray
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The last untold story of Watergateby the FBI director who maintained his silence for more than thirty years L.Patrick Gray III was the man caught in the middle of the Watergate scandal. He was a lifelong Republican, but Richard Nixon considered him... (read more)

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Making of the President 1972 (10 Edition)
Making of the President 1972 (10 Edition)
by Theodore H. White
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“[White] revolutionized the art of political reporting.” —William F. Buckley The Making of the President 1972 is the fourth book in Theodore H. Whites landmark series, a riveting account of the 1972 presidential campaign and Richard... (read more)

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Years of Discord: American Politics and Society 1961-1974
Years of Discord: American Politics and Society 1961-1974
by John Morton Blum
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For fifteen tense and troubled years between the election of John F. Kennedy in 1960 and the resignation of Richard Nixon in 1974, the United States struggled to direct its domestic life and its role in a rapidly changing world. These fifteen years are... (read more)

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The Flawed Architect: Henry Kissinger and American Foreign Policy
The Flawed Architect: Henry Kissinger and American Foreign Policy
by Jussi M. Hanhimaki
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Henry Kissinger dominated American foreign relations like no other figure in recent history. He negotiated an end to American involvement in the Vietnam War, opened relations with Communist China, and orchestrated détente with the Soviet Union. Yet he... (read more)

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The Brilliant Disaster: JFK, Castro, and America's Doomed Invasion of Cuba's Bay of Pigs
The Brilliant Disaster: JFK, Castro, and America's Doomed Invasion of Cuba's Bay of Pigs
by Jim Rasenberger
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A REMARKABLY GRIPPING ACCOUNT OF AMERICA’S BAY OF PIGS CRISIS, DRAWING ON LONG-HIDDEN CIA DOCUMENTS AND DELIVERING, AS NEVER BEFORE, THE VIVID TRUTH—AND CONSEQUENCES—OF FIVE PIVOTAL DAYS IN APRIL 1961 The U.S.-backed military... (read more)

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Taking Aim at the President: The Remarkable Story of the Woman Who Shot at Gerald Ford
Taking Aim at the President: The Remarkable Story of the Woman Who Shot at Gerald Ford
by Geri Spieler
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"I'm not sorry I tried...if successful, the assassination...just might have triggered the kind of chaos that could have started the upheaval of change." --Sara Jane Moore in 1976 President Gerald Ford suffered two attempts on his life during his term in... (read more)

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The Kennedy Tapes: Inside the White House During the Cuban Missile Crisis
The Kennedy Tapes: Inside the White House During the Cuban Missile Crisis
by Ernest R. May and Philip D. Zelikow
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For sheer drama, this work of history may never be duplicated. The events of the Cuban Missile Crisis unfold in the actual words of President John F. Kennedy and his top advisers. Now available in a new, concise edition, this book retains its gripping... (read more)

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Regulation in the White House :the Johnson presidency
Regulation in the White House :the Johnson presidency
by David M Welborn
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An examination of regulatory policy and its development in the Johnson administration. Based on an analysis of presidential papers in the Lyndon B. Johnson Library, the volume investigates the working relationships linking the presidency, regulatory... (read more)

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American Visions #2: Us Vs. Them: American Political and Cultural Conflict from WWII to Watergate: American Political and Cultural Conflict from WWII to Watergate
American Visions #2: Us Vs. Them: American Political and Cultural Conflict from WWII to Watergate: American Political and Cultural Conflict from WWII to Watergate
by Robert J Bresler
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Culture. Politics. Thick, impenetrable tension. Post-1945 America. Professor Robert Bresler broaches these interwoven themes in Us vs. Them: American Political and Cultural Conflict from WWII to Watergate, a reader in the American Visions series... (read more)

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Shame and Humiliation: Presidential Decision-Making on Vietnam: A Psychoanalytic Interpretation
Shame and Humiliation: Presidential Decision-Making on Vietnam: A Psychoanalytic Interpretation
by B Steinberg
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"Steinberg makes an impressive case that presidential decision-making may be influenced not only by cognitive mind-sets and beliefs, but by psychodynamic variables ... innovative in its interpretation, carefully argued, well researched, and engaging to... (read more)

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The Liberal Hour: Washington and the Politics of Change in the 1960s
The Liberal Hour: Washington and the Politics of Change in the 1960s
by G Calvin Mackenzie
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An engaging be hind-the-scenes look at the lesser-known forces that fueled the profound social reforms of the 1960s Provocative and incisive , The Liberal Hour reveals how Washington, so often portrayed as a target of reform in the 1960s, was in fact the... (read more)

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Betty Ford: Candor and Courage in the White House (Modern First Ladies)
Betty Ford: Candor and Courage in the White House (Modern First Ladies)
by John Robert Greene
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First Lady Betty Ford will long be remembered for her active support of the Equal Rights Amendment, her struggles with breast cancer and substance abuse, and her later involvement with the addiction treatment center that bears her name. But perhaps more... (read more)

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The Color of Truth: McGeorge Bundy and William Bundy: Brothers in Arms: A Biography
The Color of Truth: McGeorge Bundy and William Bundy: Brothers in Arms: A Biography
by Kai Bird
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The Color of Truth is the definitive biography of McGeorge Bundy and William Bundy, two of "the best and the brightest" who advised presidents about peace and war during the most dangerous years of the Cold War. The Bundy brothers embodied all the... (read more)

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To Reason Why the Debate About the Cau
To Reason Why the Debate About the Cau
by Jeffrey P Kimball
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Why did America become involved in the quagmire of Vietnam? These readings break new ground in covering and analyzing the multifaceted debate over why the U.S. intervened, diplomatically and militarily, in Southeast Asia between 1945 and 1975.... (read more)

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The Fourteenth Day: JFK and the Aftermath of the Cuban Missile Crisis: The Secret White House Tapes
The Fourteenth Day: JFK and the Aftermath of the Cuban Missile Crisis: The Secret White House Tapes
by David G Coleman
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On October 28, 1962, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev agreed to remove nuclear missiles from Cuba. Popular history has marked that day as the end of the Cuban Missile Crisis, a seminal moment in American history. As President Kennedy's secretly recorded... (read more)

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31 Days: Gerald Ford, the Nixon Pardon, and a Government in Crisis
31 Days: Gerald Ford, the Nixon Pardon, and a Government in Crisis
by Barry Werth
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The critically acclaimed author of The Scarlet Professor journeys inside the White House during the turbulent thirty-one days that followed Nixon's resignation and the swearing in of Gerald Ford, documenting the congressional hearings, the political... (read more)

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