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    • Blood Brothers

    • The Dramatic Story of a Palestinian Christian Working for Peace in Israel
    • By: Elias Chacour, Lynne Hybels, Gabe Lyons, and others
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
    • Length: 7 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
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    As a child, Elias Chacour lived in a small Palestinian village in Galilee. When tens of thousands of Palestinians were killed and nearly one million forced into refugee camps in 1948, Elias began a long struggle with how to respond. In Blood Brothers, he blends his riveting life story with historical research to reveal a little-known side of the Arab-Israeli conflict, touching on questions such as: What behind-the-scenes politics touched off the turmoil in the Middle East?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Grabs attention & shifts paradigms

    • By Shelley Johnson on 10-10-17

    Regular price: $24.49

    • In the South Bronx, Lives Marred and Erased by Firearms

    • By: James C. McKinley Jr., Ashley Southall, Al Baker
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 17 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Two men survived shootings in the South Bronx, where violent crime is aided by an unending tide of guns. But when they ran into each other last year, the encounter turned deadly.

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    • The Politics of Diplomacy

    • By: James A. Baker III, Thomas M. DeFrank
    • Narrated by: James A. Baker III
    • Length: 3 hrs and 6 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 24
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    James A. Baker III uses his unique perspective to take us inside those events and the personalities involved in them: the collapse of Communism, the Berlin Wall, and the Soviet Union itself; the reunification of Germany; the remarkable negotiations behind the coalition-building of the Gulf War; and the even more remarkable talks that led Israelis and Arabs to the same conference table for the first time in decades.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A fascinating first hand account of recent history

    • By William on 03-25-13

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Why the Best Hospitals Are Managed by Doctors

    • By: James K. Stoller, Amanda Goodall, Agnes Baker
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Healthcare has become extraordinarily complex — the balance of quality against cost, and of technology against humanity, are placing ever-increasing demands on clinicians. These challenges require extraordinary leaders. Doctors were once viewed as ill-prepared for leadership roles because their selection and training led them to become “heroic lone healers.” But this is changing.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Quest for a New Life Ends in a Tangle of Gang Ties

    • By: James C. Mckinley Jr., Al Baker
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "Quest for a New Life Ends in a Tangle of Gang Ties" is from the August 24, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by James C. Mckinley Jr. and Al Baker and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • Beyond Bin Laden

    • America and the Future of Terror
    • By: Jon Meacham (editor), James A. Baker III, Karen Hughes, and others
    • Narrated by: Eric Conger, Gayle Humphrey
    • Length: 2 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Osama bin Laden was the most wanted man in American history - an enemy who brought the United States what President George W. Bush called “a day of fire”, and ushered in a new era of terrorism. It took a decade of blood and sacrifice, of determination and frustration, but finally, in a nighttime raid at the end of a dirt road in Pakistan, the hunt for Bin Laden ended with a gunshot. It was a dramatic climax to a long and painful chapter. But now what?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Scary Times That We're Living In.....

    • By James on 09-17-13

    Regular price: $5.59

    • Grandmother's Killing Lays Bare a Dilemma in Child Welfare Work

    • By: James C. Mckinley Jr., Al Baker, Ashley Southall
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "Grandmother's Killing Lays Bare a Dilemma in Child Welfare Work" is from the November 08, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by James C. Mckinley Jr., Al Baker and Ashley Southall and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • For Weinstein, a Brush With the Police, Then No Charges

    • By: Megan Twohey, James C. Mckinley Jr., Al Baker, and others
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 16 mins
    • Unabridged
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    For decades the film producer Harvey Weinstein succeeded in hiding from public view complaint after complaint of sexual misconduct against him. But on the evening of March 28, 2015, at a rendezvous at the Tribeca Grand, his longtime pattern of cover-ups was coming to a dramatic end.

    "For Weinstein, a Brush With the Police, Then No Charges" is from the October 15, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Megan Twohey, James C. McKinley Jr., Al Baker and William K. Rashbaum and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • A Man Is Shot in the Back, and Only the Police Are Kept in the Dark

    • By: James C. McKinley Jr., Ashley Southall, Al Baker
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "A Man Is Shot in the Back, and Only the Police Are Kept in the Dark" is from the December 14, 2016 United States section of The New York Times. It was written by James C. McKinley Jr., Ashley Southall and Al Baker and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • Missing Its Target, a Bullet in the Bronx Takes a Fatal Detour

    • By: Al Baker, James C. Mckinley Jr.
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    It was grim news for detectives in the 40th Precinct, where The New York Times has been examining every homicide logged in 2016, a succession of drug-related assassinations, gang killings, domestic murders and random slayings.

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