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Murder in Dealey Plaza: What We Know Now That We Didn't Know Then About the Death of JFK
Murder in Dealey Plaza
What We Know Now That We Didn't Know Then About the Death of JFK
Paperback      ISBN: 0812694228
This remarkable collection sheds further light on a subject of unending fascination and enduring controversy. Taking as its primary focus the falsity of the Warren Commission report, the book includes critical analyses of the Zapruder film. "The accumulation of carefully researched data will impress those with an open mind." - Publishers Weekly
A Rough Ride to Albany: Teddy Runs for Governor
A Rough Ride to Albany
Teddy Runs for Governor
Hardcover      ISBN: 096615701x
A historian provides an account of Roosevelt's fight for the governorship of New York State, a four-month struggle beginning with his military triumph in Cuba and culminating in his election as governor. Corry addresses his campaign strategy, political trade-offs, and the many personalities involved in Roosevelt's political milieu. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Truman
Truman
Paperback      ISBN: 0671869205
A biography of the U.S. president explores Truman's brutal frontier childhood, his education, his dogged optimism, and his rise through the ranks of the Pendergast machine that controlled Missouri politics
Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation
Founding Brothers
The Revolutionary Generation
Paperback      ISBN: 0375705244
An analysis of the intertwined careers of the founders of the American republic documents the lives of John Adams, Aaron Burr, Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and George Washington.
The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt
The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt
Paperback      ISBN: 0375756787
A new edition of the Pulitzer Prize and American Book Award-winning biography focuses on Theodore Roosevelt's pre-presidential career, covering the period between 1858 to 1901, during which time Roosevelt built himself up from a frail asthmatic youth to a robust man with varied interests. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.
Dearest Friend: A Life of Abigail Adams
Dearest Friend
A Life of Abigail Adams
Hardcover      ISBN: 0743229177
Creates a portrait of Abigail Adams and her roles as a prolific writer, First Lady, fighter for independence and equality, mother, and wife and confidante of John Adams based on her letters.
Eleanor Rooselvelt 1933-1938
Eleanor Rooselvelt 1933-1938
Paperback      ISBN: 0140178945
Covers the years during which the First Lady and political activist witnessed the Great Depression, New Deal, and forthcoming second World War; while profiling her as a wife, mother, and visionary. Reprint.
It Takes a Village, and Other Lessons Children Teach Us
It Takes a Village, and Other Lessons Children Teach Us
Hardcover      ISBN: 0684818434
The First Lady shares her observations on the needs of children and families in the modern, fragmented, fast-paced world and explores diverse ways in which we can improve family and community life. 500,000 first printing. $125,000 ad/promo.
The Path to Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson
The Path to Power
The Years of Lyndon Johnson
Paperback      ISBN: 0679729453
Traces young Lyndon Johnson's rise from Texas poverty to political power, illuminating his political relationships
Eisenhower: Soldier and President
Eisenhower
Soldier and President
Paperback      ISBN: 0671747584
Traces Eisenhower's rise to prominence and power in the military and in his political career