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Let Them Call Me Rebel: Saul Alinsky-His Life and Legacy
Let Them Call Me Rebel
Saul Alinsky-His Life and Legacy
Paperback      ISBN: 067973418x
A portrait of social activist Saul Alinsky analyzes the motives behind his innovative social programs and their impact on American attitudes toward social justice
Red Azalea
Red Azalea
Paperback      ISBN: 0425147762
Reveals the author's experiences in China during the final years under Mao and conveys the oppressive brutality that was endured as well as the resilience of human spirit that perpetuated survival throughout the nation. Reprint. NYT.
Franklin And Winston: An Intimate Portrait Of An Epic Friendship
Franklin And Winston
An Intimate Portrait Of An Epic Friendship
Paperback      ISBN: 0812972821
A definitive account of a historic friendship provides a close-up look at the complex relationship between Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill and its seminal influence on the course of World War II, examining each man and their feelings toward each other, their families, and their individual attempts to manage and influence each other. Reprint. 80,000 first printing.
Talk to Me: Travels in Media and Politics
Talk to Me
Travels in Media and Politics
Paperback      ISBN: 0385721749
Drawing on five years of research and more than four hundred interviews, the author of Fires in the Mirror offers an inside glimpse of American politics at work as she provides a provocative study of politicians and other Washington insiders and the lexicon of power and politics in the United States. Reprint. 30,000 first printing.
The White House Years
The White House Years
Hardcover      ISBN: 0316496618
Covering his first four years as National Security Adviser, Kissinger discusses his part in formulating the Nixon Doctrine, discloses his views on the Vietnam War, and offers important insights into his relationship with Nixon

I Have a Dream: Writings and Speeches That Changed the World
I Have a Dream
Writings and Speeches That Changed the World
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0062505521
Gathers speeches, sermons, letters, and essays from each period in Dr. King's life, and includes brief notes on their historical background
Death at Chappaquiddick
Death at Chappaquiddick
Paperback      ISBN: 0882892495
Draws conclusions from a private investigation of the court proceedings and evidence surrounding the 1969 accident resulting in the death of Mary Jo Kopechne
A Man's Reach
A Man's Reach
Hardcover      ISBN: 0816637385
"Andersen's story is the Horatio Alger myth made real, but his life is about much more than money and politics. He believes in public service, in democracy, and in striving to meet the needs of all citizens, especially those in the worst circumstances. Andersen's strong faith and values resonate from the first page of this autobiography. His writing is honest, personable, straightforward, portraying both the personal rigor and thoughtfulness of his business and newspaper careers." -St. Paul Pioneer Press"Andersen and his skillful editor Sturdevant have produced a book that refreshes the spirit by reminding us of the possibilities of a life devoted to the service of others. This delightful memoir will rejuvenate the faith of all who believe in the value of honesty and the power of perseverance harnessed to a noble cause." -Minnesota HistoryGovernor Elmer L. Andersen is one of Minnesota's leading political, business, and cultural figures. He lives in Arden Hills, Minnesota.Lori Sturdevant is an editorial writer for the Minneapolis Star Tribune.
In Search of Fatima: A Palestinian Story
In Search of Fatima
A Palestinian Story
Paperback      ISBN: 1859845614
A memoir of Ghada Karmi's life: her childhood in Palestine; the flight to Britain after the catastrophe of 1948; and her struggle to get a university grant to study medicine. The book is set against the backdrop of the continuing crisis in the Middle East. pointing forward.
The Catcher Was a Spy: The Mysterious Life of Moe Berg
The Catcher Was a Spy
The Mysterious Life of Moe Berg
Paperback      ISBN: 0679762892
A portrait of Moe Berg describes the colorful, vagabond life of the baseball player and spy, detailing his wartime exploits as an OSS operative gathering information on Hitler's atomic bomb project