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The Great Little Madison
The Great Little Madison
Paperback      ISBN: 0698116216
A young reader's depiction of James Madison evinces his quiet eloquence, intelligence, and passion for unified colonies, in his struggle to help shape the Constitution, steer America through two wars, and more. Reprint.
No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt : The Home Front in World War II
No Ordinary Time
Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt : The Home Front in World War II
Paperback      ISBN: 0684804484
Examines the Roosevelts' working partnership during the war years
Master of the Senate: The Years of Lyndon Johnson
Master of the Senate
The Years of Lyndon Johnson
Hardcover      ISBN: 0394528360
Describes the future president's career in the U.S. Senate, from breaking the southern control of Capitol Hill to passing the first civil rights legislation since Reconstruction.

Means of Ascent
Means of Ascent
Paperback      ISBN: 067973371x
Robert A. Caro's life of Lyndon Johnson, which began with the greatly acclaimed The Path to Power, also winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, continues -- one of the richest, most intensive and most revealing examinations ever undertaken of an American President. In Means of Ascent the Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer/historian, chronicler also of Robert Moses in The Power Broker, carries Johnson through his service in World War II and the foundation of his long-concealed fortune and the facts behind the myths he created about it. But the explosive heart of the book is Caro's revelation of the true story of the fiercely contested 1948 senatorial election, for forty years shrouded in rumor, which Johnson had to win or face certain political death, and which he did win -- by "the 87 votes that changed history." Caro makes us witness to a momentous turning point in American politics: the tragic last stand of the old politics versus the new -- the politics of issue versus the politics of image, mass manipulation, money and electronic dazzle.
First Ladies
First Ladies
Paperback      ISBN: 044922323x
From her own unique perspective, the former First Daughter reveals the fascinating truth behind some of the most misunderstood First Ladies in history, in an honest portrait of those who were protector, partner, advisor, and scolder to the most powerful men in the world. Reprint.
Jefferson Writings: Autobiography Notes on the State of Virginia Public and Private Papers Addresses Letters
Jefferson Writings
Autobiography Notes on the State of Virginia Public and Private Papers Addresses Letters
Hardcover      ISBN: 094045016x
Gathers Jefferson's letters to politicians, scientists, and family members, public speeches, travel essays, and political writings
American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson
American Sphinx
The Character of Thomas Jefferson
Hardcover      ISBN: 0679444904
Offers a reassessment of the life, image, and career of Thomas Jefferson, examining his complex personality, controversies about the man and his beliefs, and his accomplishments
The Papers of Ulysses S. Grant: June 1-August 15, 1864
The Papers of Ulysses S. Grant
June 1-August 15, 1864
Hardcover      ISBN: 0809311178
On June 2, 1864, Ulysses S. Grant post­poned until the following morning an assault on Confederate lines near Cold Harbor planned for that afternoon be­cause of delays in positioning troops. In the meantime, Confederate forces strengthened their lines, and the assault became a slaughter that haunted Grant for the rest of his life. Thus began a summer of frustration for the general-in-chief of the U.S. Army. By failing to press their advantage, Major General William F. “Baldy

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Hitler: A Study in Tyranny
Hitler
A Study in Tyranny
Paperback      ISBN: 0060920203
Carefully examines Hitler's career and ultimate defeat in light of the social, economic, and psychological conditions in which he prospered
Where the Buck Stops: The Personal and Private Writings of Harry S. Truman
Where the Buck Stops
The Personal and Private Writings of Harry S. Truman
Paperback      ISBN: 0446391751
Offers the late president's candid reflections on his office and leadership, his predecessors, politics and government in America, and his ever-controversial decision to drop the atomic bomb on Japan