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    • The Fall of Wisconsin

    • The Conservative Conquest of a Progressive Bastion and the Future of American Politics
    • By: Dan Kaufman
    • Narrated by: Peter Berkrot
    • Length: 8 hrs and 18 mins
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    The Fall of Wisconsin is a deeply reported, searing account of how the state’s progressive tradition was undone and turned into a model for national conservatives bent on remaking the country. Dan Kaufman, a Wisconsin native who has been covering the story for several years, traces the history of progressivism that made Wisconsin so widely admired. Kaufman reveals how the “divide-and-conquer” strategy of Governor Scott Walker and his allies pitted Wisconsin’s citizens against one another, so powerful corporations and donors could effectively take control of state government.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan

    • By: Herbert P. Bix
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Yen
    • Length: 29 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In this groundbreaking biography of the Japanese emperor Hirohito, Herbert P. Bix offers the first complete, unvarnished look at the enigmatic leader whose 63-year reign ushered Japan into the modern world. Never before has the full life of this controversial figure been revealed with such clarity and vividness. Bix describes what it was like to be trained from birth for a lone position at the apex of the nation's political hierarchy and as a revered symbol of divine status. 

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    • Ike's Mystery Man

    • The Secret Lives of Robert Cutler
    • By: Peter Shinkle
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 16 hrs and 26 mins
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    This exhilarating Cold War narrative takes listeners from top-secret Cabinet Room meetings to exclusive social clubs, and into the pages of a powerful man's intimate diary. Ike's Mystery Man brings a new dimension to our understanding of the inner-workings of the Eisenhower White House. It also shines a bright light on the indispensable contributions and sacrifices made by patriotic gay Americans. Ike's Mystery Man relies on thousands of personal letters, interviews, and previously classified archives to tell a gripping story that has never before been told. 

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    • The Age of Sacred Terror

    • By: Daniel Benjamin, Steven Simon
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Marosz
    • Length: 17 hrs and 49 mins
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    Two of the country's leading anti-terrorism experts probe to the heart of 9/11, examining the plots and conspiracies that led up to that day, and showing us the need for continued vigilance against future threats. For those of us who believe that the current danger comes only from Osama Bin Laden and Al-Quaeda, Benjamin and Simon show that they are only part of a larger and more durable phenomenon.

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Pyongyang Again Jerusalem of the East

    • Prayer, Prophets and Deals
    • By: Brother Eric
    • Narrated by: Russell Newton
    • Length: 2 hrs and 24 mins
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    An inside view on the prayers and prophecies, the facts and fiction, the hope and hypocrisy in play behind the 2018 Korean peace talks.

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    • Prophetic view on North Korea

    • By Anonymous User on 11-27-18

    Regular price: $6.95

    • History of the Supreme Court

    • By: Prof. Timothy Huebner PhD
    • Narrated by: Prof. Timothy Huebner PhD
    • Length: 10 hrs and 8 mins
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    What would you like to know about the Supreme Court’s evolution, its immense impact, and its crucial role in democracy? Now is your chance to explore the law of the land with an acclaimed expert on the US Constitution and the Supreme Court. In 24 stimulating lectures, you will survey the history of the Supreme Court from its inception through the present day. Your discussion stays rooted in the historical - not the legal or political. In other words, you do not need a law or political science degree to understand how the nomination and confirmation process has changed.

    Regular price: $29.37

    • Republican Character: From Nixon to Reagan

    • Haney Foundation Series
    • By: Donald T. Critchlow
    • Narrated by: Gary Galone
    • Length: 7 hrs and 52 mins
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    The scholarly and popular narrative of American politics has come to focus on ideology over all else. But as Donald T. Critchlow demonstrates in his riveting new book, this obsession obscures the important role of temperament, character, and leadership ability in political success. Critchlow looks at four leading Republican presidential contenders - Richard Nixon, Nelson Rockefeller, Barry Goldwater, and Ronald Reagan - to show that, behind the scenes, ideology mattered less than principled pragmatism and the ability to build coalitions toward electoral and legislative victory.

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    • By Jean on 11-25-18

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    • Golden Ghetto

    • How the Americans & French Fell in & out of Love During the Cold War
    • By: Steve Bassett
    • Narrated by: Bill Fike
    • Length: 12 hrs and 4 mins
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    Considering the suspicions, jealousies, bigotry, and crass opportunism inherent whenever one power occupies another, Golden Ghetto: How the Americans and French Fell in and out of Love During the Cold War pieces together an improbable tale of how fear and skepticism were crushed by trust and friendship.  

    • How the Americans & French Fell in & out of Love During the Cold War
    • By: Steve Bassett
    • Narrated by: Bill Fike
    • Length: 12 hrs and 4 mins
    • Release date: 11-09-18
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    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Children

    • By: David Halberstam
    • Narrated by: Bahni Turpin
    • Length: 32 hrs and 10 mins
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     The Children is David Halberstam's brilliant and moving evocation of the early days of the civil rights movement, as seen through the story of the young people - the children - who met in the 1960s and went on to lead the revolution.  

    Regular price: $49.00

    • Why Veterans Run

    • Military Service in American Presidential Elections, 1789-2016
    • By: Jeremy M. Teigen
    • Narrated by: David A. Wood
    • Length: 10 hrs and 58 mins
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    In Why Veterans Run, Jeremy Teigen explains the tendency of parties to elevate those with armed forces experience to run for high office. He describes the veteran candidate phenomenon by examining the related factors and patterns, showing why different eras have more former generals running and why the number of veterans in election cycles varies. With both quantitative and qualitative analysis, Why Veterans Run investigates each postwar era in US electoral history and elaborates why so many veterans run for office. 

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    • Lioness

    • Golda Meir and the Nation of Israel
    • By: Francine Klagsbrun
    • Narrated by: Jo Anna Perrin
    • Length: 32 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Golda Meir was a world figure unlike any other. Born in tsarist Russia in 1898, she immigrated to America in 1906 and grew up in Milwaukee, where from her earliest years she displayed the political consciousness and organizational skills that would eventually catapult her into the inner circles of Israel's founding generation. Moving to mandatory Palestine in 1921 with her husband, the passionate socialist joined a kibbutz but soon left and was hired at a public works office by the man who would become the great love of her life.

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    • Why I Stand

    • From Freedom to the Killing Fields of Socialism
    • By: Burgess Owens
    • Narrated by: Rich Cade
    • Length: 12 hrs and 18 mins
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    American Individualism has been the crown jewel of a nation that has prioritized God, family, and freedom to out-dream its obstacles. It is the freedom of this individual spirit that is under attack by its adversarial ideology, Marxist Socialism. This destructive ideology has resulted in “killing fields” of bodies, souls, and dreams of billions worldwide. Consistent is the destruction of manhood, womanhood, the family, and every pillar that supports love of God and country. Why I Stand documents an ideology that uses trust to divide and betray. 

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    • By Lionel on 12-01-18
    • From Freedom to the Killing Fields of Socialism
    • By: Burgess Owens
    • Narrated by: Rich Cade
    • Length: 12 hrs and 18 mins
    • Release date: 10-30-18
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    Regular price: $29.99

    • Plunkitt of Tammany Hall

    • A Series of Very Plain Talks on Very Practical Politics
    • By: William L. Riordan
    • Narrated by: Mike Vendetti
    • Length: 2 hrs and 51 mins
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    There's honest graft and dishonest graft, according to George Washington Plunkitt. Listen to this candid discourse from a 19th-century politician and decide for yourself if things have changed.

    Regular price: $9.99

    • Vladimir Lenin: A Life from Beginning to End

    • By: Hourly History
    • Narrated by: Mike Nelson
    • Length: 1 hr and 8 mins
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    The man who came to be known as Vladimir Lenin almost single-handedly sparked Communist revolution in Russia, and he very nearly brought his brand of Marxism to the rest of the world. What drove him to do this? Where did he derive such an immense desire for societal change? This audiobook serves to examine the landscape that brought such a pivotal figure to such prominence, examining all of the catalysts, from personal to national, that led the man known simply as Lenin down his inexorable path of revolution.

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    • The Revolution of ’28

    • Al Smith, American Progressivism, and the Coming of the New Deal
    • By: Robert Chiles
    • Narrated by: Peter Lerman
    • Length: 11 hrs and 38 mins
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    The Revolution of ’28 explores the career of New York governor and 1928 Democratic presidential nominee Alfred E. Smith. Robert Chiles peers into Smith’s work and uncovers a distinctive strain of American progressivism that resonated among urban, ethnic, working-class Americans in the early 20th century. The book charts the rise of that idiomatic progressivism during Smith’s early years as a state legislator through his time as governor of the Empire State in the 1920s, before proceeding to a revisionist narrative of the 1928 presidential campaign.

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    • Al Smith paved the way for FDR

    • By Chester on 10-27-18

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    • The Rise of Andrew Jackson

    • Myth, Manipulation, and the Making of Modern Politics
    • By: David S. Heidler, Jeanne T. Heidler
    • Narrated by: Molly Parker Myers
    • Length: 13 hrs and 33 mins
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    Jackson's election in 1828 is usually viewed as a result of the expansion of democracy. Historians David and Jeanne Heidler argue that he actually owed his victory to his closest supporters, who wrote hagiographies of him, founded newspapers to savage his enemies, and built a political network that was always on message. In transforming a difficult man into a paragon of republican virtue, the Jacksonites exploded the old order and created a mode of electioneering that has been mimicked ever since.  

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    • Troublesome Young Men

    • The Rebels Who Brought Churchill to Power and Helped Save England
    • By: Lynne Olson
    • Narrated by: Dennis Kleinman
    • Length: 14 hrs and 42 mins
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    On May 7, 1940, the House of Commons began perhaps the most crucial debate in British parliamentary history. On its outcome hung the future of Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain's government and also of Britain - indeed, perhaps, the world. Troublesome Young Men is Lynne Olson's fascinating account of how a small group of rebellious Tory MPs defied the Chamberlain government's defeatist policies that aimed to appease Europe's tyrants and eventually forced the prime minister's resignation.

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    • Spectacular Narrative History Book

    • By IRP on 11-30-18

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    • Overlooking the Border: Narratives of Divided Jerusalem

    • Raphael Patai Series in Jewish Folklore and Anthropology
    • By: Dana Hercbergs
    • Narrated by: Christina Delaine
    • Length: 9 hrs and 51 mins
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    Overlooking the Border continues the dialogue surrounding the social history of Jerusalem. Based on ethnographic fieldwork, the book juxtaposes Israeli and Palestinian personal narratives about the past with contemporary museum exhibits, street plaques, tourism, and real estate projects that are reshaping the city since the decline of the peace process and the second intifada. As sites of memory, Jerusalem's homes, streets, and natural areas form the setting for emotionally charged narratives about belonging and rights to place.

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    • The Austro-Prussian War and Franco-Prussian War: The History of the Wars That Led to Prussia’s Unification of Germany

    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Ken Teutsch
    • Length: 2 hrs and 5 mins
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    Prussian leaders, especially Otto von Bismarck, the chancellor and advisor to Prussia’s king, believed Prussia could be a united power, but only without the traditional Austrian dominance. At the time, the Austrian empire was a collection of ethnically diverse peoples and had been dominated by a socio-political conservatism that sought to keep the empire ruled in Hapsburg tradition. After Prussia was victorious in the Austro-Prussian War, Bismarck played a waiting game where the unification of Germany was concerned, as the joining of the southern states would have to be overcome.

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    • Charles II: A Life from Beginning to End

    • By: Hourly History
    • Narrated by: Mike Nelson
    • Length: 1 hr and 21 mins
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    Charles II of England remains one of the most easily identifiable and best known of England’s monarchs. Deprived of his throne following the execution of his father, he contended with hardship and exile before achieving a peaceful restoration and the beginning of what would be remembered as a colorful period of English history. His reign also led to the creation of the two-party system that would shape English and later British politics for centuries to come. 

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