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Above Suspicion

Joe Sharkey · Open Road Media
Pages: 392
Format: Print book

Soon to be a major motion picture starring Emilia Clarke and Jack Huston: The uncommonly trenchant account of the only known FBI agent to confess to murder (Kirkus Reviews) . When rookie FBI agent Mark Putnam received his first assignment in 1987, it was the culmination of a lifelong dream,...
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The Age of Eisenhower: America and the World in the 1950s

William I Hitchcock · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 672
Format: Hardcover

An original and penetrating assessment of President Dwight D. Eisenhower, showing Ike's enormous influence on modern America, the Cold War, and on the presidency itself.In a 2017 survey, presidential historians ranked Dwight D. Eisenhower fifth on the list of great presidents, behind the perennial...
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Armed in America: A History of Gun Rights from Colonial Militias to Concealed Carry

PATRICK J CHARLES · Prometheus Books
Pages: 496
Format: Hardcover

This accessible legal history describes the way in which the right to bear arms was interpreted throughout most of American history and shows that today's gun-rights advocates have drastically departed from the long-held interpretation of the Second Amendment. This illuminating study traces...
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Audacity: How Barack Obama Defied His Critics and Created a Legacy That Will Prevail

Jonathan Chait · Custom House
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

An unassailable case that, in the eyes of history, Barack Obama will be viewed as one of America's best and most accomplished presidents.Over the course of eight years, Barack Obama has amassed an array of outstanding achievements. His administration saved the American economy from...
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Black and Blue: Inside the Divide between the Police and Black America

Jeff Pegues · Prometheus Books
Pages: 280
Format: Hardcover

The recent killings in Dallas, Baton Rouge, Ferguson, and elsewhere are just the latest examples of the longstanding rift between law enforcement and people of color. In this revealing journey to the heart of a growing crisis, CBS News Justice and Homeland Security Correspondent Jeff Pegues...
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Friends Divided: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson

Gordon S Wood · Penguin Press
Pages: 512
Format: Hardcover

From the great historian of the American Revolution, New York Times-bestselling and Pulitzer-winning Gordon Wood, comes a majestic dual biography of two of America's most enduringly fascinating figures, whose partnership helped birth a nation, and whose subsequent falling out did much to fix its course.Thomas...
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A Generation of Sociopaths: How the Baby Boomers Betrayed America

BRUCE CANNON GIBNEY · Hachette Books
Pages: 464
Format: Paperback

In his "remarkable" (Men's Journal) and "controversial" (Fortune) book--written in a "wry, amusing style" (The Guardian) --Bruce Cannon Gibney shows how America was hijacked by the Boomers, a generation whose reckless self-indulgence degraded the foundations...
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Great Plains Indians

David J Wishart · University of Nebraska Press
Pages: 162
Format: Print book

David J. Wishart's Great Plains Indians covers thirteen thousand years of fascinating, dynamic, and often tragic history. From a hunting and gathering lifestyle to first contact with Europeans to land dispossession to claims cases, and much more, Wishart takes a wide-angle look at one of the most...
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How Democracies Die

STEVE LEVITSKY · Crown
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

For readers of On Tyranny and Why Nations Fail, a bracing look at the demise of liberal democracies around the world - and a roadmap for rescuing our own. Donald Trump's presidency has raised a question that many of us never thought we'd be asking: Is our democracy in danger? Harvard...
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Infinite Hope: How Wrongful Conviction, Solitary Confinement, and 12 Years on Death Row Failed to Kill My Soul

Anthony Graves · Beacon Press
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Written by a wrongfully convicted man who spent 16 years in solitary confinement and 12 years on death row, a powerful memoir about fighting for--and winning--exoneration.Infinite Hope is an argument against the death penalty through one man's personal story. It is about a man enduring...
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iWar: War and Peace in the Information Age

Bill Gertz · Threshold Editions
Pages: 364
Format: Print book

New York Times bestselling author and veteran Washington Times columnist explains how the United States can beat China, Russia, Iran, and ISIS in the coming information-technology wars.America is at war, but most of its citizens don't know it. Covert information warfare is being waged by world...
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Nixon's White House Wars: The Battles That Made and Broke a President and Divided America Forever

PATRICK J BUCHANAN · Crown Forum
Pages: 436
Format: Hardcover

From Vietnam to the Southern Strategy, from the opening of China to the scandal of Watergate, Pat Buchanan - speechwriter and senior adviser to President Nixon - tells the untold story of Nixon's embattled White House, from its historic wins to it devastating defeats. In his inaugural...
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One Nation After Trump: A Guide for the Perplexed, the Disillusioned, the Desperate, and the Not-Yet Deported

E J JR DIONNE · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

With Donald Trump's election we find ourselves at an existential moment in our republic's history. His campaign, victory, and first months in office, egregious in previously unimaginable ways, suggest a threat to the well-being of our country and the sustainability of our democracy. In One Nation...
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Please Stop Helping Us: How Liberals Make It Harder for Blacks to Succeed

Jason Riley · Encounter Books, 2014.
Pages: 205
Format: Print book

Why is it that so many efforts by liberals to lift the black underclass not only fail, but often harm the intended beneficiaries?In Please Stop Helping Us, Jason L. Riley examines how well-intentioned welfare programs are in fact holding black Americans back. Minimum-wage laws may lift...
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Uprooting Racism - 4th edition: How White People Can Work for Racial Justice

Paul Kivel · New Society Publishers
Pages: 448
Format: Paperback

"There's a long tradition of white people opposing racism--but there are also many excuses we give for not getting involved. Now in a fully updated 4th edition, Uprooting Racism is the supportive, practical go-to guide for helping white people work with others for equal opportunity,...
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