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    • The Light and the Glory

    • By: Peter Marshall, David Manuel
    • Narrated by: Raymond Todd
    • Length: 15 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 151
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 97
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 97

    Did Columbus believe that God called him west to undiscovered lands? Does American democracy owe its inception to the handful of Pilgrims that settled at Plymouth? If, indeed, there was a specific, divine call upon this nation, is it still valid today?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enlightening!!

    • By DMHVetSurveyor on 04-05-06

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Surge

    • My Journey with General David Petraeus and the Remaking of the Iraq War
    • By: Peter R. Mansoor, General David Petraeus (foreword)
    • Narrated by: Mark Boyett
    • Length: 17 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 37

    Surge is an insider's view of the most decisive phase of the Iraq War. Using newly declassified documents, unpublished manuscripts, interviews, author notes, and published sources, Surge explains how President George W. Bush, Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, Ambassador Crocker, General Petraeus, and other U.S. and Iraqi political and military leaders shaped the surge from the center of the maelstrom in Baghdad and Washington.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Helpful for the Army War College

    • By Amazon Customer on 02-24-18

    Regular price: $29.95

    • The Rockefellers

    • By: Peter Collier, David Horowitz
    • Narrated by: Michael Anthony
    • Length: 30 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 98
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      4 out of 5 stars 46
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      4 out of 5 stars 47

    Against a richly detailed backdrop of history, the story of this unique American family unfolds. It begins with John D. Rockefeller Sr., who amassed a fortune amid the muck and disorder of the Pennsylvania oil fields and left his son to deal with the public outcry.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Too Long

    • By Rohit on 05-25-07

    Regular price: $39.95

    • The Kennedys

    • An American Drama
    • By: Peter Collier, David Horowitz
    • Narrated by: Christopher Hurt
    • Length: 20 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
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      4 out of 5 stars 30

    Who are the Kennedys? Are they the brilliant, heroic, extraordinary people their admirers believe them to be? Or are they arrogant, competitive, self-absorbed children of a willful and immensely rich patriarch, as their detractors claim? In fact, they are all of these things, and more.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Money Doesn't Buy Happiness

    • By Bowers on 11-19-12

    Regular price: $39.95

    • A Dangerous Delusion

    • Why the West Is Wrong About Nuclear Iran
    • By: Peter Oborne, David Morrison
    • Narrated by: John Sackville
    • Length: 1 hr and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
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    In 2014 it is possible that Israel, backed by the United States, will launch an attack on Iran. This would be a catastrophic event, risking war, bloodshed, and global economic collapse. In this passionate, but rationally argued essay, the author's attempt to avert a potential global catastrophe by showing that the grounds for war do not exist, that there are no Iranian nuclear weapons, and that Iran would happily come to a table and strike a deal.

    Regular price: $14.83

    • CatoAudio, July 2005

    • By: Jerry Taylor, Peter Van Doren, Margaret Dayton, and others
    • Narrated by: Bill McGregor
    • Length: 1 hr and 18 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Jerry Taylor and Peter Van Doren on what, if anything, Congress should do about high gas prices; Utah legislator Margaret Dayton on opting out of the No Child Left Behind Act; David John on reforming Social Security for the next generation; George Ayittey on how foreign aid undermines Africa's indigenous economy; Vietnam veteran Andrew Bacevich on the dangers of American militarism; and David Boaz on the relentless, but not inevitable, growth of government.

    Regular price: $9.95