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  • JFK Has Been Shot

    JFK Has Been Shot

    Genre: Biographies,Politics,History,Biographies,Politics,History,Biographies,Politics,History
    Author: Jens Hansen, J. Gary Shaw, Charles A. Crenshaw, MD
    Duration: 07:07:00

    In this gripping, firsthand account, accomplished surgeon Charles Crenshaw relates how he attempted to save the lives of John F. Kennedy and Lee Harvey Oswald in November 1963. On November 22, 1963, Dr. Charles Crenshaw, an accomplished surgeon, tried to save John F. Kennedy's life—and then day ... [ more ]

  • Asia's Cauldron: The South China Sea and the End of a Stable Pacific

    Asia's Cauldron: The South China Sea and the End of a Stable Pacific

    Genre: History,Politics,Asia,Political Science
    Author: Robert D. Kaplan
    Duration: 08:22:00

    From Robert D. Kaplan, named one of the world's Top 100 Global Thinkers by Foreign Policy magazine, comes a penetrating look at the volatile region that will dominate the future of geopolitical conflict. Over the last decade, the center of world power has been quietly shifting from Europe to As ... [ more ]

  • Great Convergence: Asia, the West, and the Logic of One World

    Great Convergence: Asia, the West, and the Logic of One World

    Genre: NonFiction,Politics,Current Affairs,International Issues,Political Science,Politics
    Author: Kishore Mahbubani
    Duration: 10:58:00

    The twenty-first century has seen a rise in the global middle class that brings an unprecedented convergence of interests and perceptions, cultures and values. Kishore Mahbubani is optimistic. We are creating a new global civilization. Eighty-eight percent of the world's population outside the West ... [ more ]

  • Whistlestop

    Whistlestop

    Genre: Politics,United States
    Author: John Dickerson
    Duration: 13:13:00

    From Face the Nation moderator and Slate columnist John Dickerson come the stories behind the stories of the most memorable moments in American presidential campaign history. The stakes are high. The characters full of striving and ego. Presidential campaigns are a contest for control of power ... [ more ]

  • They Can't Kill Us All: Ferguson, Baltimore, and a New Era in America's Racial Justice Movement

    They Can't Kill Us All: Ferguson, Baltimore, and a New Era in America's Racial Justice Movement

    Genre: History,Politics,North American,Political Science
    Author: Wesley Lowery
    Duration: 08:05:00

    New York Times Editors' Choice One of the Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2016 -- Publishers Weekly One of the Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2016 -- Elle 11 Fall Books We Can't Wait to Read -- Seattle Times A best book of fall 2016 -- Boston Globe One of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch's 20 Bo ... [ more ]

  • Dinner at Mr. Jefferson's: Three Men, Five Great Wines, and the Evening That Changed America

    Dinner at Mr. Jefferson's: Three Men, Five Great Wines, and the Evening That Changed America

    Genre: History,NonFiction,North American,United States,Politics
    Author: Charles Cerami
    Duration: 07:54:00

    Soon after the new Constitution took effect and George Washington became president, the United States was in serious danger. A bitter political rivalry between two men who had once been allies and two surging issues that inflamed the nation led to grim talk of breaking up the Republic. Then, a singl ... [ more ]

  • True Enough: Learning to Live in a Post-Fact Society

    True Enough: Learning to Live in a Post-Fact Society

    Genre: Politics,Political Science
    Author: Farhad Manjoo
    Duration: 07:24:00

    Why has punditry overtaken news, with so many media outlets pushing partisan agendas instead of information? Comedian Stephen Colbert's catchword truthiness captured something essential about our age: that people are more comfortable with ideas that feel true, even if the evidence for those beliefs ... [ more ]

  • Break Through: From the Death of Environmentalism to the Politics of Possibility

    Break Through: From the Death of Environmentalism to the Politics of Possibility

    Genre: NonFiction,Politics,Current Affairs,Lectures,World Affairs,Political Science,Environment,NonFiction,Politics,Current Affairs,Lectures,World Affairs,Political Science,Environment
    Author: Michael Shellenberger, Ted Nordhaus
    Duration: 09:41:00

    Environmental insiders Michael Shellenberger and Ted Nordhaus argue that the environmental movement has not evolved with the times and is out of touch with modern American values. They call for a new aspirational politics that will be capable of tackling our most pressing challenges. 'The ... [ more ]

  • Conduct Unbecoming: How Barack Obama Is Destroying the Military and Endangering Our Security

    Conduct Unbecoming: How Barack Obama Is Destroying the Military and Endangering Our Security

    Genre: Politics,Current Affairs
    Author: Robert "Buzz" Patterson, Lt. Col. USAF (RET.)
    Duration: 10:58:00

    In Conduct Unbecoming, Lieutenant Colonel Robert Patterson, New York Times bestselling author and former senior military aide to President Clinton, exposes how President Barack Obama's national security policies are weakening our military and endangering America's safety. From underfunding and misus ... [ more ]

  • Chechen Jihad: The Next Wave of Terror

    Chechen Jihad: The Next Wave of Terror

    Genre: Politics,Current Affairs
    Author: Yossef Bodansky
    Duration: 18:08:00

    One of the most respected experts on radical Islamism in the world today returns to alert American readers to the future course of Islamist extremism-turning the spotlight on the troubled regions of Chechnya. ... [ more ]

  • Great Debate: Edmund Burke, Thomas Paine, and the Birth of Right and Left

    Great Debate: Edmund Burke, Thomas Paine, and the Birth of Right and Left

    Genre: Politics,Political Science
    Author: Yuval Levin
    Duration: 10:33:00

    For more than two centuries, our political life has been divided between a party of progress and a party of conservation. In The Great Debate, Yuval Levin explores the origins of the Left-Right divide by examining the views of the men who best represented each side of that debate at its outset: Edmu ... [ more ]

  • Civil War: A Narrative, Vol. 2: Fredericksburg to Meridian

    Civil War: A Narrative, Vol. 2: Fredericksburg to Meridian

    Genre: History,Politics,North American,United States
    Author: Shelby Foote
    Duration: 52:52:49

    The Civil War: A Narrative, Vol. 2 continues one of the most remarkable works of history ever fashioned. Focusing on the pivotal year of 1863, the second volume in Shelby Foote's masterful narrative history brings to life some of the most dramatic and important moments in the Civil War, including th ... [ more ]

  • Our Lost Constitution

    Our Lost Constitution

    Genre: Politics,Political Science,Politics,Political Science
    Author: Mike Lee
    Duration: 06:43:00

    In Our Lost Constitution, Senator Mike Lee tells the dramatic, little-known stories behind six of the Constitution's most indispensable provisions. He shows their rise. He shows their fall. And he makes vividly clear how nearly every abuse of federal power today is rooted in neglect of this Lost Con ... [ more ]

  • Battlefield America

    Battlefield America

    Genre: Politics,Political Science
    Author: John W. Whitehead
    Duration: 08:01:00

    In BATTLEFIELD AMERICA: THE WAR ON THE AMERICAN PEOPLE, the follow-up to his award-winning book A Government of Wolves: The Emerging American Police State, constitutional attorney John W. Whitehead paints a terrifying portrait of a nation at war with itself and on the verge of undermining and destro ... [ more ]

  • Lies the Government Told You: Myth, Power and Deception in American History

    Lies the Government Told You: Myth, Power and Deception in American History

    Genre: Politics,United States
    Author: Andrew P. Napolitano
    Duration: 11:56:00

    You've been lied to by the government. We shrug off this fact as an unfortunate reality. America is the land of the free, after all. Does it really matter whether our politicians bend the truth here and there? When the truth is traded for lies, our freedoms are diminished and don’t return. In Lies t ... [ more ]

  • Brief Against Obama: The Rise, Fall & Epic Fail of the Hope & Change Presidency

    Brief Against Obama: The Rise, Fall & Epic Fail of the Hope & Change Presidency

    Genre: NonFiction,Politics,United States,Politics
    Author: Hugh Hewitt
    Duration: 06:59:00

    Voters can do nothing until they have the facts---the hard, cold, true facts, and that is what Hugh Hewitt provides in THE BRIEF AGAINST OBAMA: The Rise, Fall & Epic Fail of the Hope & Change Presidency. Hugh makes the case that Obama's has been a disastrous presidency, a fiasco in fact, and reveals ... [ more ]

  • No Good Men Among the Living: America, the Taliban, and the War through Afghan Eyes

    No Good Men Among the Living: America, the Taliban, and the War through Afghan Eyes

    Genre: Politics,Political Science
    Author: Anand Gopal
    Duration: 10:53:00

    In a breathtaking chronicle, acclaimed journalist Anand Gopal traces in vivid detail the lives of three Afghans caught in America’s war on terror. He follows a Taliban commander, who rises from scrawny teenager to leading insurgent; a US-backed warlord, who uses the American military to gain persona ... [ more ]

  • Landmark Decisions of the Supreme Court: Select Cases Pertaining to Abortion, Birth Control and Reproductive Rights

    Landmark Decisions of the Supreme Court: Select Cases Pertaining to Abortion, Birth Control and Reproductive Rights

    Genre: History,NonFiction,North American,Law,Politics,History,NonFiction,North American,Law,Politics
    Author: United States Supreme Court
    Duration: 06:58:00

    Landmark Decisions of the Supreme Court: Select Cases Pertaining to Abortion, Birth Control and Reproductive Rights contains a fully narrated audio edition of five landmark Supreme Court cases, including Griswold v. Connecticut [1965], United States v. Vuitch [1971], Eisenstadt v. Baird [1972], Roe ... [ more ]

  • Soul of Man

    Soul of Man

    Genre: Politics,Political Science
    Author: Oscar Wilde
    Duration: 02:03:06

    (T)he past is what man should not have been. The present is what man ought not to be. The future is what artists are. Published originally as The Soul of Man Under Socialism, this is not so much a work of sober political analysis; rather it can be summed up as a rhapsodic manifesto on behalf of th ... [ more ]

  • Glenn Beck's Common Sense

    Glenn Beck's Common Sense

    Genre: Politics,History,United States
    Author: Glenn Beck
    Duration: 03:43:00

    If you believe it's time to put principles above parties, character above campaign promises, and Common Sense above all -- then I ask you to read this book.... In any era, great Americans inspire us to reach our full potential. They know with conviction what they believe within themselves. The ... [ more ]