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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
Markings
Markings
Hardcover      ISBN: 039443532x
Dag Hammarskjold's personal journal recording his spiritual growth, self-questioning, and resolutions from 1925 to his death in 1961

Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Hardcover      ISBN: 0805069593
A profile by the author of Churchill and Gladstone discusses FDR's personality in light of his flexible political skills, management of the mobilization of the American industrial and military effort, and ability to foster loyalty in those around him. 35,000 first printing.
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.
Blinded by the Right: The Conscience of an Ex-Conservative
Blinded by the Right
The Conscience of an Ex-Conservative
Paperback      ISBN: 1400047285
The author describes his disenchantment with the neo-conservative movement and offers an insider's view of the hypocrisy and treachery of the right-wing political force that abandoned its principles to sabotage the Clinton presidency.
Charlie Wilson's War
Charlie Wilson's War
Paperback      ISBN: 0802141242
Follows the work of the east Texas congressman and House Defense Appropriation Committee member to fund the arming of the Mujahideen after the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in 1979, citing his controversial habits, passion to support Pakistan, and friendship with President Zia. Reprint. 125,000 first printing. $100,000 ad/promo.
In the Footsteps of Mr. Kurtz: Living on the Brink of Disaster in Mobutu's Congo
In the Footsteps of Mr. Kurtz
Living on the Brink of Disaster in Mobutu's Congo
Paperback      ISBN: 0060934433
A brilliant journalistic account of the rape of the Congo chronicles three decades of graft, corruption, and robbery perpetrated by the Mobutu regime in the tragic central African country of Zaire. Reprint.
The Wise Men: Six Friends and the World They Made : Acheson, Bohlen, Harriman, Kennan, Lovett, McCloy
The Wise Men
Six Friends and the World They Made : Acheson, Bohlen, Harriman, Kennan, Lovett, McCloy
Hardcover      ISBN: 0671504657
An intimate portrait of six men
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.
Huey Long
Huey Long
Paperback      ISBN: 0394747909
A detailed biography of the red-neck politician who became a national demagogue in the twenties and thirties and almost reached the White House