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The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream

By: Barack Obama

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Crown: October 2006

Seller ID: 17862

ISBN: 0307237699

Condition: New


In July 2004, Barack Obama electrified the Democratic National Convention with an address that spoke to Americans across the political spectrum. One phrase in particular anchored itself in listeners' minds, a reminder that for all the discord and struggle to be found in our history as a nation, we have always been guided by a dogged optimism in the future, or what Obama called "the audacity of hope." "The Audacity of Hope" is Barack Obama's call for a different brand of politics--a politics for those weary of bitter partisanshipand alienated by the "endless clash of armies" we see in congr... View more info

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Kennedy's Last Days: The Assassination That Defined a Generation

By: Bill O'Reilly

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR): June 2013

Seller ID: 5169

ISBN: 080509802X

Condition: New


On a sunny day in Dallas, Texas, at the end of a campaign trip, President John Fitzgerald Kennedy is assassinated by an angry, lonely drifter named Lee Harvey Oswald. The former Marine Corps sharpshooter escapes briefly, but is hunted down, captured, and then shot dead while in police custody."Kennedy's Last Days" is a gripping account of the events leading up to the most notorious crime of the twentieth century. Author Bill O'Reilly vividly describes the Kennedy family's life in the public eye, the crises facing the president around the world and at home, the nation's growing fascinatio... View more info

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Eleanor Roosevelt: Volume 2 , The Defining Years, 1933-1938

By: Blanche Wiesen Cook

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Viking Adult: July 1999

Seller ID: 513

ISBN: 0670844985

Condition: New


Celebrated by feminists, historians, politicians, and reviewers everywhere. Blanche Wiesen Cook's Eleanor Roosevelt presents an unprecedented portrait of the towering female figure of the twentieth century.The second volume plunges into the White House years and the Great Depression, the time when Eleanor exerted enormous influence over the course of the country. In the thirties, Eleanor becomes even more surprising and multifaceted. A loyal wife, a devoted mother, a woman who courted romance and adventure, Eleanor Roosevelt was America's most compelling, charismatic, and visionary First La... View more info

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Truman

By: David McCullough

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: June 1992

Seller ID: 18205

ISBN: 0671456547

Condition: New


The life of Harry S. Truman is one of the greatest of American stories, filled with vivid characters -- Roosevelt, Churchill, Stalin, Eleanor Roosevelt, Bess Wallace Truman, George Marshall, Joe McCarthy, and Dean Acheson -- and dramatic events. In this riveting biography, acclaimed historian David McCullough not only captures the man -- a more complex, informed, and determined man than ever before imagined -- but also the turbulent times in which he rose, boldly, to meet unprecedented challenges. The last president to serve as a living link between the nineteenth and the twentieth centuries, ... View more info

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Rawhide Down: The Near Assassination of Ronald Reagan

By: Del Quentin Wilber

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.: March 2011

Seller ID: 17093

ISBN: 080509346X

Condition: New


A "Washington Post" Notable Nonfiction Book for 2011A "Richmond Times Dispatch" Top Book for 2011A minute-by-minute account of the attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan, to coincide with the thirtieth anniversaryOn March 30, 1981, President Ronald Reagan was just seventy days into his first term of office when John Hinckley Jr. opened fire outside the Washington Hilton Hotel, wounding the president, press secretary James Brady, a Secret Service agent, and a D.C. police officer. For years, few people knew the truth about how close the president came to dying, and no one has ever... View more info

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The Fight for the Four Freedoms: What Made FDR and the Greatest Generation Truly Great

By: Harvey J. Kaye

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: April 2014

Seller ID: 18092

ISBN: 1451691432

Condition: New


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Reagan at Reykjavik: Forty-Eight Hours That Ended the Cold War

By: Ken Adelman

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Broadside Books: May 2014

Seller ID: 18233

ISBN: 0062310194

Condition: New


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Siege: Trump Under Fire

By: Michael Wolff

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.: June 2019

Seller ID: 17737

ISBN: 1250253829

Condition: New


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Nixon's White House Wars: The Battles That Made and Broke a President and Divided America Forever

By: Patrick J. Buchanan

Price: $17.05

Publisher: Crown Forum: May 2017

Seller ID: 16731

ISBN: 1101902841

Condition: New


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JFK and the Masculine Mystique: Sex and Power on the New Frontier

By: Steven Watts

Price: $17.95

Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books: November 2016

Seller ID: 3945

ISBN: 1250049989

Condition: New


Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. With dust jacket. 432 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. New condition, publisher's remainder, NOT ex-library or BCE. Ships from Richmond, VA. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. With dust jacket. 432 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. New condition, publisher's remainder, NOT ex-library or BCE. Ships from Richmond, VA. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. View more info