The Presidents Club was born at Eisenhower’s inauguration when Harry Truman and Herbert Hoover first conceived the idea. Over the years that followed - and to this day - the presidents relied on, misunderstood, sabotaged, and formed alliances with one another that changed history. The world’s most exclusive fraternity is a complicated place: its members are bound forever because they sat in the Oval Office and know its secrets, yet they are immortal rivals for history’s favor.
"Inflection of narrator really annoying"
Drew Maclane was a star agent - until the day the killing had to stop. He withdrew, and for six years lived the life of a hermit in a monastery. But someone has tracked him down, leaving a trail of corpses...someone who knows all about him, who knows how to draw him back into that electrifying world where no one is as he seems, and where life's most horrifying and harrowing game is played.
"Painful to listen to"
When most people think of the drama of global finance, they think of stocks and bonds, venture capital, high-tech IPOs, and complex mortgage backed securities. But commodities? What could be more boring? That’s exactly what the elite commodity traders want you to think. They don’t seek the media spotlight. Their astonishing wealth was created in near-total obscurity, because they dwelled either in closely held private companies or deep within large banks and corporations, where commodity profits and losses weren’t broken out.
"Narrator makes this a tough one"
On April 4, 1968, the death of Martin Luther King, Jr., shocked the nation. Later that month, the Reverend John Brooks, a professor of theology at the College of the Holy Cross who shared Dr. King’s dream of an integrated society, drove up and down the East Coast searching for African American high school students to recruit to the school, young men he felt had the potential to succeed if given an opportunity. Among the twenty students he had a hand in recruiting that year were Clarence Thomas and Theodore Wells....
"AMAZING & UPLIFTING ACCOUNT"
This week on Car Talk Terri's trying to convince her teenaged son not to buy himself a 1960's muscle car. Tom and Ray are ready to back her up with a trunk full of reasons why he's more likely to meet girls if he's driving a 1986 Volvo (with mis-matched hubcaps). But their efforts may all be undone when they turn to Tom's son Alex to back them up.
"Five Baruch College Fraternity Members Face Criminal Homicide Charges in 2013 Hazing Death" is from the September 16, 2015 Wild Card section of The Washington Post. It was written by Sarah Kaplan and narrated by Sam Scholl.
This book goes into the history of fraternities and how they started, how fraternities can enhance your collegiate experience, and the truth about hazing as well as how to find the fraternity that will fit your lifestyle and goals. By investing in this book, you will get some great information if you are looking for some guidance on this topic.
Conrad Avery Sutton III is dead, but he's still around. And he's bent on revenge, frat-boy style. Responsible for the hazing "accident" that killed him is supposed golden boy Ryan Hutchins. Cult sensation Will Clarke delivers a darkly comic tale described as a cross between Animal House and The Lovely Bones.
"better off dead"
While most of the nation was shocked at the death of Martin Luther King Jr., Jesuit priest and professor of theology at the College of the Holy Cross canvassed the East Coast in search of African American students to admit to the university, students who would play their part in America’s racial integration.
> We bring back Bob's 2004 interview with authors W. Marvin Watson and Sherwin Markman about their book Chief of Staff: Lyndon Johnson and His Presidency. Then, we'll hear from Bob Greene about his goal in the 1980's and 90's to meet and chat with everyone in the world's most exclusive boys' club. The result was his book, Fraternity: A Journey in Search of Five Presidents.
Animal House, the film adaptation of stories Chris Miller published in National Lampoon about his experiences at a Dartmouth fraternity, is among the most beloved and successful comedies of all time. In fact, its portrayal of college party life is still imitated on campuses across the country: toga party, anyone? Now Chris Miller can finally answer the fans who all want to know one thing: was it really like that? The answer: yes, but much, much more out of control!
"Reality Stranger than Fiction"