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  • Rose Kennedy: The Life and Times of a Political Matriarch | Barbara A. Perry

    Rose Kennedy: The Life and Times of a Political Matriarch

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 52 mins)
    • By Barbara A. Perry
    • Narrated By Gayle Hendrix
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    In her compelling and intimate portrait, presidential historian Barbara A. Perry captures Rose Kennedy’s essential contributions to the incomparable Kennedy dynasty. This biography - the first to draw on an invaluable cache of Rose’s newly released diaries and letters - unearths the complexities behind the impeccable persona she showed the world. The woman who emerges is a fascinating character: savvy about her family’s reputation and resilient enough to persevere through the unfathomable tragedies that befell her.

    Kerrie says: "Great insight"
  • 42: Inside the Presidency of Bill Clinton | Michael Nelson,Barbara A. Perry,Russell L. Riley

    42: Inside the Presidency of Bill Clinton

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 10 mins)
    • By Michael Nelson, Barbara A. Perry, Russell L. Riley
    • Narrated By Kirk O. Winkler
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    This book uses hundreds of hours of newly opened interviews and other sources to illuminate the life and times of the nation's 42nd president, Bill Clinton. Included are path-breaking chapters on the major domestic and foreign policy initiatives of the Clinton years, as well as objective discussions of political success and failures.

  • 41: Inside the Presidency of George H. W. Bush | Michael Nelson,Barbara Perry

    41: Inside the Presidency of George H. W. Bush

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 51 mins)
    • By Michael Nelson, Barbara Perry
    • Narrated By Gregg A. Rizzo
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    This audiobook draws on interviews with senior White House and Cabinet officials conducted under the auspices of the Bush Oral History Project (a cooperative effort of the University of Virginia's Miller Center and the George Bush Presidential Library Foundation) to provide a multidimensional portrait of the first President Bush and his administration.

    Grant Wentworth says: "A little boring"
  • John F. Kennedy | Barbara A. Perry

    John F. Kennedy

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    • By Barbara A. Perry
    • Narrated By Sean Runnette
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    President John F. Kennedy, the first Catholic elected as the nation’s chief executive, tried to dodge politically sensitive issues, maintaining a cau­tious, moderate approach. After riots by segregationists and the murder of innocent blacks in the Deep South, President Ken­nedy abandoned his cautious posture and advocated sweeping civil rights reform.

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