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    • TR's Last War

    • Theodore Roosevelt, the Great War, and a Journey of Triumph and Tragedy
    • By: David Pietrusza
    • Narrated by: Norman Dietz
    • Length: 13 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    A riveting new account of Theodore Roosevelt's impassioned crusade for military preparedness as America fitfully stumbles into World War I, spectacularly punctuated by his unique tongue-lashings of the vacillating Woodrow Wilson, his rousing advocacy of a masculine, pro-Allied "Americanism", a death-defying compulsion for personal front-line combat, a gingerly rapprochement with GOP power brokers - and, yes, perhaps, even another presidential campaign.

    • Theodore Roosevelt, the Great War, and a Journey of Triumph and Tragedy
    • By: David Pietrusza
    • Narrated by: Norman Dietz
    • Length: 13 hrs and 19 mins
    • Release date: 09-01-18
    • 3.5 out of 5 stars 2 ratings

    Regular price: $20.99

    • 1920

    • The Year of Six Presidents
    • By: David Pietrusza
    • Narrated by: Paul Boehmer
    • Length: 20 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 158
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 126
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 129

    The presidential election of 1920 was among history's most dramatic. Six once-and-future presidents--Wilson, Harding, Coolidge, Hoover, and Teddy and Franklin Roosevelt--jockeyed for the White House. With voters choosing between Wilson's League of Nations and Harding's front-porch isolationism, the 1920 election shaped modern America.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A fascinating view into the US at the end of WWI

    • By D. Littman on 12-31-09
    • The Year of Six Presidents
    • By: David Pietrusza
    • Narrated by: Paul Boehmer
    • Length: 20 hrs and 49 mins
    • Release date: 12-11-09
    • 4 out of 5 stars 158 ratings

    Regular price: $26.57

    • Rothstein

    • By: David Pietrusza
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 13 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 64
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44

    The model for The Great Gatsby's Meyer Wolfsheim and Nathan Detroit from Guys and Dolls, Arnold Rothstein was an underworld genius, racketeer, rumrunner, and mastermind who, as F. Scott Fitzgerald observed, played "with the faith of 15 million people with the single-mindedness of a burglar blowing a safe."

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Time well spent

    • By Michael on 07-15-04

    Regular price: $25.17