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Summary of No Ordinary Time: by Doris Kearns Goodwin | Includes  Analysis

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Summary of No Ordinary Time by Doris Kearns Goodwin | Includes  Analysis

 

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No Ordinary Time by Doris Kearns Goodwin is a unique blend of history and biography,

exploring the leadership and personal...


Summary of Upstairs at the White House: by J.B. West | Includes Analysis

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Jefferson's America: The President, the Purchase, and the Explorers Who Transformed a Nation

by Julie M. Fenster

The surprising story of how Thomas Jefferson commanded an unrivaled age of American exploration—and in presiding over that era of discovery, forged a great nation.

  

At the dawn of the nineteenth century,...


Herbert Hoover in the White House: The Ordeal of the Presidency

by Charles Rappleye

“A deft, filled-out portrait of the thirty-first president...by far the best, most readable study of Hoover’s presidency to date.” —Publishers Weekly

Rappleye’s surprising portrait of a Depression-era...


Five Presidents: My Extraordinary Journey with Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford

by Clint Hill & Lisa McCubbin

A rare and fascinating portrait of the American presidency from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Mrs. Kennedy and Me and Five Days in November.

Secret Service agent Clint Hill brings history intimately...


George Washington

by 50MINUTES.Com

Recognized as one of the founding fathers of the United States of America, George Washington played a part in the birth of the nation. From the Seven Years’ War against the French to the definition of American...


Game of Crowns: Elizabeth, Camilla, Kate, and the Throne

by Christopher Andersen

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

The #1 New York Times bestselling author of William and Kate and The Day Diana Died takes a compulsively readable look into the relationships and rivalries of Queen Elizabeth, Camilla...


The Naturalist: Theodore Roosevelt, A Lifetime of Exploration, and the Triumph of American Natural History

by Darrin Lunde

A captivating new account of how Theodore Roosevelt’s lifelong passion for the natural world set the stage for America’s wildlife conservation movement and determined his legacy as a founding father of today’s...


My Father, My President: A Personal Account of the Life of George H. W. Bush

by Doro Bush Koch

When George H. W. Bush asked Doro to write this memoir, she contacted hundreds of his friends and associates; conducted scores of interviews with dignitaries including Bill Clinton, Mikhail Gorbachev, and General...


Stop at Nothing: The Life and Adventures of Malcolm Turnbull

by Annabel Crabb

In Stop at Nothing Annabel Crabb brings all her wit and perceptiveness to the story of Malcolm Turnbull. This is a memorable look at the Prime Minister in action - his flaws and achievements - as well as his...


REMEBERING FRANCO AND THE SEVEN THINGS HE DID WELL

by Ultano Kindelan Everett

In this book author reviews Franco´s record as a military leader in the Spanish Civil War, and as Spain´s head of State from 1936 until his death in 1975. For almost forty years Franco was absolute master...


Alben Barkley: A Life in Politics

by James K. Libbey

Born to poor tenant farmers in a log cabin in Graves County, Kentucky, Alben Barkley (1877--1956) rose to achieve a national political stature equaled by few of his contemporaries. His memorable public career...


The Residence

by Kate Andersen Brower

“Absolutely delicious.”—Washington Post

From the mystique of the glamorous Kennedys to the tumult that surrounded Bill and Hillary Clinton during the president’s impeachment to the historic tenure of...


"Most Blessed of the Patriarchs": Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the Imagination

by Annette Gordon-Reed & Peter S. Onuf

A groundbreaking work of history that explicates Thomas Jefferson’s vision of himself, the American Revolution, Christianity, slavery, and race.

Thomas Jefferson is often portrayed as a hopelessly enigmatic...


The Man in the Arena

by Theodore Roosevelt

By the time he was twenty-five the future president of the United States was already a published author. From The Naval War of 1812 through his four-volume Winning of the West, Teddy Roosevelt proved himself...


The Can't-idates: Running For President When Nobody Knows Your Name

by Craig Tomashoff

In 2012, nearly 500 people filed election papers to run for President of the United States. A full year before the 2016 presidential elections, 1400+ people had already thrown their hats in the ring. Who ...


9 Presidents Who Screwed Up America: And Four Who Tried to Save Her

by Brion McClanahan

Of the forty-four presidents who have led the United States, nine made mistakes that permanently scarred the nation. Which nine? Brion McClanahan, author of The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Founding Fathers...


Dead Presidents: An American Adventure into the Strange Deaths and Surprising Afterlives of Our Nation's Leaders

by Brady Carlson

An entertaining exploration into the death stories of our nation’s greatest leaders—and the wild ways we choose to remember and memorialize them.

To public radio host and reporter Brady Carlson, the weighty...


Hitler: 1889-1936 Hubris

by Ian Kershaw

Hailed as the most compelling biography of the German dictator yet written, Ian Kershaw's Hitler brings us closer than ever before to the heart of its subject's immense darkness.

From his illegitimate birth...


Korea's Syngman Rhee: An Unauthorized Portrait

by Richard C. Allen

This book of Korean history is an unofficial and exceptionally honest biography of South Korea's deposed chief executive, Syngman Rhee.

Rhee's career spanned the decades between the late-nineteenth-century period...