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  • Hero Tales: How Common Lives Reveal the Uncommon Genius of America | Theodore Roosevelt,Henry Cabot Lodge

    Hero Tales: How Common Lives Reveal the Uncommon Genius of America

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 43 mins)
    • By Theodore Roosevelt, Henry Cabot Lodge
    • Narrated By Patrick Cullen
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    In 1895, two young men destined to make their mark on American life, Theodore Roosevelt and Henry Cabot Lodge, discovered they shared a common interest in the remarkable way ordinary Americans demonstrated the real character of the young nation. They were convinced that the brilliance of American liberty could best be found in the lives of everyday people, rather than in accounts of the famous and powerful.

    Gregory says: "A Presidental Fireside Chat"
  • Daniel Boone and the Founding of Kentucky | Henry Cabot Lodge,Theodore Roosevelt

    Daniel Boone and the Founding of Kentucky

    • UNABRIDGED (7 mins)
    • By Henry Cabot Lodge, Theodore Roosevelt
    • Narrated By Glenn Hascall
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    A former President is co-author of this concise look at one of America's most noted frontiersmen. Teddy Roosevelt was well known for his own love of the outdoors so it seems very natural for him to interact with this story of America's growth into new territories. Narrated by Glenn Hascall.

    707mike says: "7 Freaking Minutes ?"
  • The Battle of New Orleans | Henry Cabot Lodge,Theodore Roosevelt

    The Battle of New Orleans

    • UNABRIDGED (7 mins)
    • By Henry Cabot Lodge, Theodore Roosevelt
    • Narrated By Glenn Hascall
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    Statistically speaking there is no reason why American forces should have won this battle. They were outnumbered, faced veterans of decisive international battles, and had only the most basic of training. Yet, when the cause is freedom there are no statistics that match the fire in the belly. A historical event co-written by President Teddy Roosevelt and narrated by Glenn Hascall.

    Elizabeth says: "a 7 minute book? is that even a book?"
  • Hero Tales: How Common Lives Reveal the Uncommon Genius of America | Theodore Roosevelt,Henry Cabot Lodge

    Hero Tales: How Common Lives Reveal the Uncommon Genius of America

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 25 mins)
    • By Theodore Roosevelt, Henry Cabot Lodge
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    Theodore Roosevelt proved that a political figure could also excel in military matters and literary endeavors. This work covers a most interesting list of heroes in American history, from Daniel Boone and George Rogers Clark through various Revolutionary War participants, to activities during the Civil War. Daniel Boone will always occupy a unique place in our history as the archetype of the hunter and wilderness wanderer.

    GEORGE R. FISHER says: "Better than expected"
  • Remember the Alamo | Henry Cabot Lodge,Theodore Roosevelt

    Remember the Alamo

    • UNABRIDGED (8 mins)
    • By Henry Cabot Lodge, Theodore Roosevelt
    • Narrated By Glenn Hascall
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    Facing incredible odds is a common theme in American history. In his case the entire loss at the Alamo brought about an troop that fought and won a victory of troops from Mexico. Meet many famous men, Jim Bowie, Davy Crockett, and Sam Houston. A historical event co-written by President Teddy Roosevelt and narrated by Glenn Hascall.

  • General Grant and the Vicksburg Campaign | Henry Cabot Lodge,Theodore Roosevelt

    General Grant and the Vicksburg Campaign

    • UNABRIDGED (9 mins)
    • By Henry Cabot Lodge, Theodore Roosevelt
    • Narrated By Glenn Hascall
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    President Theodore Roosevelt shares writing credit on this biographical overview of some of the Civil War battles fought by Ulysses Grant in and around Vicksburg. Without traditional guidance from Washington Grant fought a formidable series of battles that are described by the author as, "the most brilliant single campaign of the war." Follow along the thrilling telling of this story narrated by Glenn Hascall.

  • King's Mountain | Henry Cabot Lodge,Theodore Roosevelt

    King's Mountain

    • UNABRIDGED (7 mins)
    • By Henry Cabot Lodge, Theodore Roosevelt
    • Narrated By Glenn Hascall
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    A plan to war against a rag tag group of backwoodsmen backfires in this history lesson from President Theodore Roosevelt. Resilient and self-sufficient, these mountain men prove their metal over and over again at this true life battle of King's Mountain in 1780.

    lcozart says: "Save your money."
  • Farragut at Mobile Bay | Henry Cabot Lodge,Theodore Roosevelt

    Farragut at Mobile Bay

    • UNABRIDGED (22 mins)
    • By Henry Cabot Lodge, Theodore Roosevelt
    • Narrated By Glenn Hascall
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    David Glasgow Farragut was southern raised, but fought for the unity of the Union during the Civil War. At the time of the writing of this classic biography the naval warfare to which Farragut engaged was the most formidable water-going confrontation in American history. The capture of Mobile Bay separated the south from outside assistance and shortened the war. A bold historical event co-written by President Teddy Roosevelt and narrated by Glenn Hascall.

  • George Rogers Clark and the Conquest of the Northwest | Henry Cabot Lodge,Theodore Roosevelt

    George Rogers Clark and the Conquest of the Northwest

    • UNABRIDGED (11 mins)
    • By Henry Cabot Lodge, Theodore Roosevelt
    • Narrated By Glenn Hascall
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    A true story of one man who believed he could conquer new territory for the newly declared United States. His ragged group of frontiersmen (around 200 in number) ultimately displaced British forces and added new lands for their new country. A bold historical event co-written by President Teddy Roosevelt and narrated by Glenn Hascall.

  • The Death of Stonewall Jackson | Henry Cabot Lodge,Theodore Roosevelt

    The Death of Stonewall Jackson

    • UNABRIDGED (9 mins)
    • By Henry Cabot Lodge, Theodore Roosevelt
    • Narrated By Glenn Hascall
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    The Civil War made enemies of friends, exacted vengeance for a cause, and aligned commitment and ideology over personal perspective. In this historic audiobook we learn about the fervent passion with which Stonewall Jackson assumed his role. We are witness to friendly fire that took his life. More than that we are witness to a man of conviction in the face of imposing odds. A historical event co-written by President Teddy Roosevelt and narrated by Glenn Hascall.

  • The Battle of Trenton | Henry Cabot Lodge,Theodore Roosevelt

    The Battle of Trenton

    • UNABRIDGED (10 mins)
    • By Henry Cabot Lodge, Theodore Roosevelt
    • Narrated By Glenn Hascall
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    George Washington was leading a ragged group of soldiers in the Revolutionary War. Odds were not favorable and Washington's generals were not cooperative. In the cold nights leading to Christmas, Washington willingly fought with his own troops to do what should not have been possible. Had Washington not been willing to lead there may have come a day when America would be free of England, but many believe without his leadership this war would have been lost and freedom delayed.

    Lucy M. says: "book is a short essay,, incoherent short essay, i"
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    The "General Armstrong" Privateer

    • UNABRIDGED (7 mins)
    • By Henry Cabot Lodge, Theodore Roosevelt
    • Narrated By Glenn Hascall
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    Privateers during wartime were not commissioned by the government for battle, yet there were notable private battles by sea faring entrepreneurs. Co-written by President Theodore Roosevelt this short biographical tale follows the exploits of Mr. Reid and his men in 1814 as they battled the British. Bravery abounds in this against-all-odds bit of history. Narrated by Glenn Hascall.

    Amazon Customer says: "The "General Armstrong""
  • John Quincy Adams and the Right of Petition | Henry Cabot Lodge,Theodore Roosevelt

    John Quincy Adams and the Right of Petition

    • UNABRIDGED (8 mins)
    • By Henry Cabot Lodge, Theodore Roosevelt
    • Narrated By Glenn Hascall
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    President John Quincy Adams led a very fulfilling life in politics. He had been a senator, ambassador, and President. When his job as America’s top leader was over he was asked to return to Washington as a member of the House of Representatives where he remained until he died. This audiobook pays tribute to his role in drawing attention to the negative aspects of slavery long before Abraham Lincoln took office.

  • Hampton Roads | Henry Cabot Lodge,Theodore Roosevelt

    Hampton Roads

    • UNABRIDGED (11 mins)
    • By Henry Cabot Lodge, Theodore Roosevelt
    • Narrated By Glenn Hascall
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    Co-authored by President Theodore Roosevelt, this audiobook takes a look at naval warfare in the Civil War and how the introduction of metal ships changed the future of all naval battles. The Battle of Hampton Roads was a turning point for both armies. This historic narrative was voiced by Glenn Hascall.

  • Sheridan at Cedar Creek | Henry Cabot Lodge,Theodore Roosevelt

    Sheridan at Cedar Creek

    • UNABRIDGED (9 mins)
    • By Henry Cabot Lodge, Theodore Roosevelt
    • Narrated By Glenn Hascall
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    President Theodore Roosevelt shares writing credit on this biographical overview of the Civil War battle fought by Sheridan at Cedar Creek. A day that started in disaster would end with victory. A man who accepted responsibility for his troops led them back from the brink of despair.

  • The Charge at Gettysburg | Henry Cabot Lodge,Theodore Roosevelt

    The Charge at Gettysburg

    • UNABRIDGED (9 mins)
    • By Henry Cabot Lodge, Theodore Roosevelt
    • Narrated By Glenn Hascall
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    Like many battles all is not won or lost based on numbers alone. In retrospect we can all consider better ways to win the fight. This solemn trip to the front lines of the Civil War shows the determination on both sides of the line. Gettysburg was one of the most prominent battle sites with incredible loss to both sides. A historical event co-written by President Teddy Roosevelt and narrated by Glenn Hascall.

  • The Burning of the Philadelphia | Henry Cabot Lodge,Theodore Roosevelt

    The Burning of the Philadelphia

    • UNABRIDGED (10 mins)
    • By Henry Cabot Lodge, Theodore Roosevelt
    • Narrated By Glenn Hascall
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    This short historical tale is retold by co-author President Theodore Roosevelt. Naval warfare has always been of interest to historians. This story tells of an exploit that shouldn't have worked, but turned the tide so to speak in a sometimes hostile negotiation.

  • The Flag-Bearer | Henry Cabot Lodge,Theodore Roosevelt

    The Flag-Bearer

    • UNABRIDGED (12 mins)
    • By Henry Cabot Lodge, Theodore Roosevelt
    • Narrated By Glenn Hascall
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    President Theodore Roosevelt is a co-author of this biographical look at the profound bravery of flag-bearers on both sides of the Civil War. Roosevelt would write, "To guard one's own flag against capture is the pride, to capture the flag of one's enemy the ambition, of every valiant soldier." This frank recounting proves the truth of the power of the flag.

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