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The critically-acclaimed historian’s insights, sense of humor, and sharp pen take on everything from Vietnam, Israel, and the Great War to writing history and its meaning. Includes these essays: Why Policy-Makers Do Not Listen; When Does History Happen?; Is History a Guide to the Future?; America as an Idea; How We Entered World War I; and more.

©1981 Alma Tuchman, Lucy T. Eisenberg, Jessica Tuchman Matthews (P)1987 Recorded Books, LLC

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Amazing!

So good. But the narrator read waaay too fast. Had to slow it down and then she sounded drunk.