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    • How to Get Rid of a President

    • History's Guide to Removing Unpopular, Unable, or Unfit Chief Executives
    • By: David Priess
    • Narrated by: Jason Culp
    • Length: 9 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    How to Get Rid of a President showcases the political dark arts in action: a stew of election dramas, national tragedies, and presidential departures mixed with party intrigue, personal betrayal, and backroom shenanigans. This briskly paced, darkly humorous voyage proves that while the pomp and circumstance of presidential elections might draw more attention, the way that presidents are removed teaches us much more about our political order. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Extraordinary!

    • By D. Rasmussen on 11-26-18

    Regular price: $29.65

    • The President's Book of Secrets

    • The Untold Story of Intelligence Briefings to America's Presidents from Kennedy to Obama
    • By: David Priess
    • Narrated by: Jason Culp
    • Length: 12 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Every president has had a unique and complicated relationship with the intelligence community. While some have been coolly distant, even adversarial, others have found their intelligence agencies to be among the most valuable instruments of policy and power. Since John F. Kennedy's presidency, this relationship has been distilled into a personalized daily report: a short summary of what the intelligence apparatus considers the most crucial information for the president to know that day about global threats and opportunities.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Hoping for More

    • By Jaime L Stott on 10-28-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Trump's Top-Secret Transition

    • By: David Priess
    • Narrated by: Kevin Stillwell
    • Length: 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Each U.S. president inherits history’s most robust system for gaining insight into the capabilities and intentions of other powers. A vital part of this national security infrastructure is the President’s Daily Brief, or PDB, which contains the nation’s most sensitive intelligence reporting and analysis. For more than 50 years, the U.S. intelligence community has delivered this top-secret book to the commander in chief every working day.

    Regular price: $1.95