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    • Ronald Reagan

    • The American Presidents Series: The 40th President, 1981-1989
    • By: Jacob Weisberg
    • Narrated by: Dennis Holland
    • Length: 5 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
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      4 out of 5 stars 10
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      4 out of 5 stars 10

    In the second half of the 20th century, no American president defined his political era as did Ronald Reagan. He ushered in an age that extolled smaller government, tax cuts, and strong defense, and to this day politicians of both political parties operate within the parameters of the world he made. His eight years in office, from 1981 to 1989, were a time of economic crisis and recovery, a new American assertiveness abroad, and an engagement with the Soviet Union that began in conflict but moved in surprising new directions.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Bush Tragedy

    • By: Jacob Weisberg
    • Narrated by: Robertson Dean
    • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 92
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 27

    In this first important consideration of the George W. Bush presidency and its profound impact on the state of the world, Jacob Weisberg crafts a wide-ranging portrait that is both balanced and insightful. Weisberg traces the evolution of Bush's political philosophy from its roots in his early life and his years as governor of Texas through the events of 9/11 and his turbulent two terms in office.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Ahead of the Crowd

    • By Nikoli Gogol on 02-14-08

    Regular price: $19.57

    • Current Interest

    • Broken Government? (2009): Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
    • By: Amy Goodman, Hugh Hewitt, Matt Miller, and others
    • Narrated by: Chris Hedges
    • Length: 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
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    The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books began in 1996 with a simple goal: to bring together the people who create books with the people who love to read them. The festival was an immediate success and has become the largest and most prestigious book festival in the country, attracting more than 130,000 book lovers each year.

    Regular price: $4.19

    • The Future of News (2009)

    • Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
    • By: Geneva Overholser, Russ Stanton, Jacob Weisberg
    • Narrated by: Karen Grigsby Bates
    • Length: 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books began in 1996 with a simple goal: to bring together the people who create books with the people who love to read them. The festival was an immediate success and has become the largest and most prestigious book festival in the country, attracting more than 130,000 book lovers each year.

    Regular price: $4.19