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The Long Reach of the Sixties: LBJ, Nixon, and the Making of the Contemporary Supreme Court

Laura Kalman · Oxford University Press
Pages: 488
Format: Hardcover

The Warren Court of the 1950s and 1960s was the most liberal in American history. Yet within a few short years, new appointments redirected the Court in a more conservative direction, a trend that continued for decades. However, even after Warren retired and the makeup of the court changed,...
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Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Political Life

ROBERT DALLEK · Viking
Pages: 704
Format: Hardcover

A one-volume biography of Roosevelt by the #1 New York Times bestselling biographer of JFK, focusing on his career as an incomparable politician, uniter, and deal maker In an era of such great national divisiveness, there could be no more timely biography of one of our greatest presidents...
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Men Without Work: America's Invisible Crisis

Nicholas Eberstadt · Templeton Press
Pages: 216
Format: Print book

By one reading, things look pretty good for Americans today: the country is richer than ever before and the unemployment rate is down by half since the Great Recession - lower today, in fact, than for most of the postwar era. But a closer look shows that something is going seriously wrong....
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Secret Empires: How the American Political Class Hides Corruption and Enriches Family and Friends

PIETER WEIZER · Harper
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Corruption has created a crisis of confidence in our government. In recent surveys, three out of four Americans believe that there is ''widespread government corruption,'' and only nineteen percent of the American people trust the federal government to do the right thing.New York Times...
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Drain the Swamp: How Washington Corruption is Worse than You Think

Ken Buck · Regnery Publishing
Pages: 218
Format: Hardcover

Lavish parties. Committee chairmanships for sale. Pay-to-play corruption. Backroom arm-twisting. Votes on major legislation going to the highest bidder. Welcome to Washington, D.C., the swamp that President Donald Trump was elected to drain.Congressman Ken Buck is blowing the whistle on the real-life...
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The Most Dangerous Man in America: Timothy Leary, Richard Nixon and the Hunt for the Fugitive King of LSD

Bill Minutaglio · Twelve
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

From Bill Minutaglio and Steven L. Davis, authors of the PEN Center USA award-winning Dallas 1963, comes a madcap narrative about Timothy Leary's daring prison escape and run from the law.On the moonlit evening of September 12, 1970, an ex-Harvard professor with a genius I.Q. studies a twelve-foot...
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American Contempt for Liberty

Walter E. Williams · Hoover Institution Press
Format: Paperback

Throughout history, personal liberty, free markets, and peaceable, voluntary exchanges have been roundly denounced by tyrants and often greeted with suspicion by the general public. Unfortunately, Americans have increasingly accepted the tyrannical ideas of reduced private property rights...
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Not a Day Care: The Devastating Consequences of Abandoning Truth

Everett Piper · Regnery Faith
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

What has happened to the American spirit? We've gone from "Give me liberty, or give me death!" to "Take care of me, please." Our colleges were once bastions of free speech; now they're bastions of speech codes. Our culture once rewarded independence; now it rewards...
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America Needs Talent: Attracting, Educating & Deploying the 21st-Century Workforce

Jamie Merisotis · Rosettabooks
Pages: 248
Format: Hardcover

"This book should be on the desk of every 2016 Presidential candidate." --Anne-Marie Slaughter, President and CEO, New AmericaWith falling wages and rising inequality, persistent unemployment, failing schools, and broken cities, have America's best days come and gone?In America...
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Barron's Police Officer Exam, 10th Edition

Donald Schroeder Ph.D. · Barron's Educational Series
Pages: 672
Format: Print book

This updated manual presents information, practice tests, and strategies for the different question types used by police departments throughout the country. It includes:Four full-length practice exams with all questions answered and explainedTwo official exams given by a large metropolitan...
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What Unites Us

Dan Rather · Algonquin Books
Pages: 274
Format: Hardcover

"I find myself thinking deeply about what it means to love America, as I surely do." - Dan Rather At a moment of crisis over our national identity, venerated journalist Dan Rather has emerged as a voice of reason and integrity, reflecting on - and writing passionately about - what...
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Last Hope Island : Britain, occupied Europe, and the brotherhood that helped turn the tide of war

Lynne Olson · Random House
Pages: 576
Format: Hardcover

A groundbreaking account of how Britain became the base of operations for the exiled leaders of Europe in their desperate struggle to reclaim their continent from Hitler, from the New York Times bestselling author of Citizens of London and Those Angry Days When the Nazi blitzkrieg rolled...
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The Once and Future Liberal: After Identity Politics

MARK LILLA · Harper
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

From one of the country's most admired political thinkers, an urgent wake-up call to American liberals to turn from the divisive politics of identity and develop a vision of our future that can persuade all citizens that they share a common destiny. In The Once and Future Liberal, Mark...
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Go Back to Where You Came From: The Backlash Against Immigration and the Fate of Western Democracy

Sasha Polakow-Suransky · Nation Books
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

Bigoted and dangerous views on immigration were once confined to the margins of political discourse. Now, in the wake of an unprecedented refugee crisis and terrorist attacks across Western Europe, these sentiments have gone mainstream. This new political climate has already helped propel...
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