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Capturing Camelot: Stanley Tretick's Iconic Images of the Kennedys

Kitty Kelley · Thomas Dunne Books
Format: Hardcover

A bestselling author goes behind the lens of a legendary photographer to capture a magical timeA consummate photojournalist, Stanley Tretick was sent by United Press International to follow the Kennedy campaign of 1960. The photographer soon befriended the candidate and took many of JFK's...
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Poorer Richard's America: What Would Ben Say?

Tom Blair · Skyhorse Publishing

For decades, Benjamin Franklin's Poor Richard's Almanack provided sage advice and commentary on eighteenth-century America. Now, a modern businessman reflects - writing as Benjamin Franklin - on what America has become. Federal and personal debt are ballooning beyond sustainable...
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The Lies of George W. Bush: Mastering the Politics of Deception

David Corn · Crown; First edition. edition
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

“George W. Bush is a liar. He has lied large and small, directly and by omission. He has mugged the truth—not merely in honest error, but deliberately, consistently, and repeatedly.” —from the IntroductionAll American presidents have lied, but George W. Bush...
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Secrets of the Secret Service: The History and Uncertain Future of the U.S. Secret Service

GARY J BYRNE · Center Street
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

SECRETS OF THE SECRET SERVICE is a unique, behind-the-scenes look at what makes the Secret Service tick and the increasingly reactive strategies and tactics that place presidential security at risk. The United States Secret Service is tasked with one of the world's most important missions:...
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Bomb Squad: A Year Inside the Nation's Most Exclusive Police Unit

Richard Esposito · Hyperion; 1ST edition
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

An unprecedented behind-the-scenes look at the men who protect us from the most frightening prospect of life in the age of terrorism"In my mind it's all business; I dont worry about my family, I dont worry about a function that Im doing after work, I just worry about what's...
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Hijas Americanas: Beauty, Body Image, and Growing Up Latina

Rosie Molinary · Seal Press; annotated edition edition
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

In Hijas Americanas, author Rosie Molinary sheds new light on what it means to grow up Latina. Drawing upon her own experiences, as well as interviews and surveys collected from more than 500 Latina women, Molinary provides a powerful understanding of the inner conflicts and powerful triumphs...
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The Presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt (American Presidency)

George McJimsey · University Press of Kansas; 1st edition
Pages: 355
Format: Hardcover

Elected in hard times and serving throughout a catastrophic global war, Franklin Delano Roosevelt confronted crises of epic proportions during his record twelve-year tenure as our nation's chief executive. George McJimsey now provides a fresh account of his much-debated presidency,...
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The Presidents Club: Inside the World's Most Exclusive Fraternity

Nancy Gibbs · Simon & Schuster; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The inside story of the worlds most exclusive fraternity how presidents from Hoover through Obama worked with--and sometimes, against--each other when they were in and out of power. ,
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Democracy and Dictatorship in Europe: From the Ancien Régime to the Present Day

Sheri Berman · Oxford University Press
Pages: 560
Format: Hardcover

At the end of the twentieth century, many believed the story of European political development had come to an end. Modern democracy began in Europe, but for hundreds of years it competed with various forms of dictatorship. Now, though, the entire continent was in the democratic camp for the first...
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The Assault on Intelligence: American National Security in an Age of Lies

MICHAEL V HAYDEN · Penguin Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A blistering critique of the forces threatening the American intelligence community, beginning with the President of the United States himself, in a time when that community's work has never been harder or more importantIn the face of a President who lobs accusations without facts, evidence,...
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