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The Presidency in Black and White: My Up-Close View of Three Presidents and Race in America

April Ryan · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: Hardcover

In The Presidency in Black and White, journalist April Ryan gives readers a compelling and personal behind-the-scenes look at race relations in contemporary America from the epicenter of American power and policy making—the White House, her beat since 1997. On behalf of the American Urban...
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Spies in Palestine: Love, Betrayal and the Heroic Life of Sarah Aaronsohn

James Srodes · Counterpoint
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Sarah Aaronsohn was a twenty-first century woman in a nineteenth-century world. She and her siblings were born as part of the first wave of Jewish immigrants who fled the pogroms of Russia and Eastern Europe in the 1880s, settling in the province of Syria-Palestine. By the outbreak of World...
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Nixon's Gamble: How a President's Own Secret Government Destroyed His Administration

Ray Locker · Lyons Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

After being sworn in as president, Richard Nixon told the assembled crowd that "government will listen. ... Those who have been left out, we will try to bring in." But that same day, he obliterated those pledges of greater citizen control of government by signing National Security...
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Old School: Life in the Sane Lane

ANONYMOUS. · Holt, Henry & Company, Inc.
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

Old School is in session....You have probably heard the term Old School, but what you might not know is that there is a concentrated effort to tear that school down.It's a values thing. The anti-Old School forces believe the traditional way of looking at life is oppressive. Not inclusive....
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The War on Cops: How the New Attack on Law and Order Makes Everyone Less Safe

Heather Mac Donald · Encounter Books
Pages: 248
Format: Print book

Violent crime has been rising sharply in many American cities after two decades of decline. Homicides jumped nearly 17 percent in 2015 in the largest 50 cities, the biggest one-year increase since 1993. The reason is what Heather Mac Donald first identified nationally as the "Ferguson...
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Nolo's Guide to Social Security Disability: Getting & Keeping Your Benefits

David A Morton · NOLO
Pages: 472
Format: Paperback

Nolo's Guide to Social Security Disability covers the criteria for getting disability benefits for back problems, heart and cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, autoimmune diseases, mental issues like depression and anxiety, and 200 more medical conditions. Learn how to match the medical...
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One Man Against the World: The Tragedy of Richard Nixon

Tim Weiner · Henry Holt & Company
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

A shocking and riveting look at one of the most dramatic and disastrous presidencies in US history, from Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner Tim WeinerBased largely on documents declassified only in the last few years, One Man Against the World paints a devastating portrait...
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George Washington's Secret Spy War: The Making of America's First Spymaster

John A Nagy · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

George Washington was America's first spymaster, and his skill as a spymaster won the war for independence.George Washington's Secret Spy War is the untold story of how George Washington took a disorderly, ill-equipped rabble and defeated the best trained and best equipped army of its day in the Revolutionary...
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Queen of Spies: Daphne Park, Britain's Cold War Spy Master

Paddy Hayes · Overlook Duckworth
Pages: 328
Format: Print book

The true story of Daphne Park, the female British secret intelligence officer who rose through the male-dominated ranks to become the Queen of SpiesFrom living in a tin-roofed shack north of Dar-es-Salaam to becoming Baroness Park of Monmouth, Daphne Park led a most unusual life -- one that...
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Pax Romana: War, Peace and Conquest in the Roman World

Adrian Goldsworthy · Yale University Press
Pages: 528
Format: Print book

A groundbreaking and comprehensive history of the Roman Peace from one of the leading historians of the ancient world Best-selling author Adrian Goldsworthy turns his attention to the Pax Romana, the famous peace and prosperity brought by the Roman Empire at its height in the first and second...
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Off Script: An Advance Man's Guide To White House Stagecraft, Campaign Spectacle, and Political Suicide

Josh King · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

Being a public figure is no walk in the park - the world focuses on every move that politicians make and highlights their every mistake. "Image collapse" can befall anyone whose carefully cultivated persona is pitted against intermediaries in the broadcast booths of cable news...
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Gatekeeper : missy lehand, fdr, and the untold story of the partnership that defined a presidency

Kathryn Smith · Touchstone
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

The first biography of arguably the most influential member of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's administration, Marguerite "Missy" LeHand, FDR's de facto chief of staff, who has been misrepresented, mischaracterized, and overlooked throughout history ... until now.Widely considered...
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