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Remembering Jim Crow: African Americans Tell About Life in the Segregated South

Behind the Veil Project · New Press [u.a.]
Pages: 346
Format: Hardcover

The sequel to the award-winning Remembering Slavery, a groundbreaking book-and-CD set of interviews about the segregation-era South. Remembering Jim Crow, the groundbreaking sequel to Remembering Slavery, is an extraordinary opportunity to read and hear the voices of black southerners...
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The Fourteenth Day: JFK and the Aftermath of the Cuban Missile Crisis: The Secret White House Tapes

David G. Coleman · W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

A fly-on-the-wall narrative of the Oval Office in the wake of the Cuban Missile Crisis, using JFK’s secret White House tapes. 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...
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Plain, Honest Men: The Making of the American Constitution

Richard Beeman · Random House; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

"While some have boasted it as a work from Heaven, others have given it a less righteous origin. I have many reasons to believe that it is the work of plain, honest men."-Robert Morris, delegate from Pennsylvania to the Constitutional ConventionFrom distinguished historian Richard...
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The Mantle of Command: FDR at War, 1941–1942

Nigel Hamilton · Houghton Mifflin
Pages: 514
Format: Hardcover

Based on years of archival research and interviews with the last surviving aides and Roosevelt family members, Nigel Hamilton offers a definitive account of FDR's masterful - and underappreciated - command of the Allied war effort. Hamilton takes readers inside FDR's White House...
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Who Built That: Awe-Inspiring Stories of American Tinkerpreneurs

Michelle Malkin · Mercury Ink
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Conservative journalist Malkin provides an eclectic journey of American capitalism, from the colonial period to the Industrial Age to the present, spotlighting little-known "tinkerpreneurs" who achieved their dreams of doing well by doing good. Learn how Paul Revere became America's...
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Last Man Down: A Firefighter's Story of Survival and Escape from the World Trade Center

Richard Picciotto · Berkley Books
Pages: 272
Format: Book

On September 11, 2001, FDNY Battalion Chief Richard "Pitch" Picciotto answered the call heard around the world. In minutes he was at Ground Zero of the worst terrorist attack on American soil, as the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center began to burn - and then to buckle. A veteran...
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Ex Mex: From Migrants to Immigrants

Jorge G. Castaneda · New Press, The
Pages: 222
Format: Hardcover

A fascinating and revealing look at the United States' largest, most controversial group of immigrants, by Mexico's former foreign minister.In the wake of the massive, nationwide rally in support of immigrant rights in May 2006, which drew a record number of participants, one thing...
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A Nation Like No Other: Why American Exceptionalism Matters

Newt Gingrich · Regnery Publishing
Format: Kindle Edition

It's become fashionable among the liberal elite to downplay, deride, even deny America's greatness. The political correctness police insist that America is "hated" around the world for being too big, too powerful, too rich, too successful, too loud, too intrusive. And besides,...
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Nixon, Vol. 3: Ruin and Recovery, 1973-1990

Stephen E Ambrose · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 667
Format: Hardcover

Watergate is a story of high drama and low skulduggery, of lies and bribes, of greed and lust for power. With access to the central characters, the public papers, and the trials transcripts, Ambrose explains how Nixon destroyed himself through a combination of arrogance and indecision,...
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Rock the Casbah: Rage and Rebellion Across the Islamic World

Robin Wright · Simon & Schuster; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

A decade after the attacks this groundbreaking book by a preeminent reporter takes readers deep into the struggle within the Muslim world where a growing movement defies and challenges extremism and repudiates Osama bin Laden his deviant doctrine and his violent disciples Robin Wright...
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