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    • Worthy Fights

    • A Memoir of Leadership in War and Peace
    • By: Leon Panetta, Jim Newton
    • Narrated by: Leon Panetta
    • Length: 20 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 445
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      4 out of 5 stars 396
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 396

    It could be said that Leon Panetta has had two of the most consequential careers of any American public servant in the past 50 years. His first career, beginning as an army intelligence officer and including a distinguished run as one of Congress' most powerful and respected members, lasted 35 years and culminated in his transformational role as Clinton's budget czar and White House chief of staff.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Outstanding

    • By Jean on 10-10-14

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Eisenhower

    • The White House Years
    • By: Jim Newton
    • Narrated by: John H. Mayer
    • Length: 19 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56

    If you think of our 34th president as little more than the babysitter-in-chief during the prosperous fifties, think again. Dwight Eisenhower was bequeathed an atomic bomb and was the first American president not to use it. He ground down Joseph McCarthy and McCarthyism until both became, as he said, "McCarthywasm".

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A simpler time?

    • By Ray on 11-12-11

    Regular price: $38.50

    • Biography

    • The Corridors of Power (2009): Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
    • By: H. W. Brands, Jim Newton, Ronald C. White Jr.
    • Narrated by: A. Scott Berg
    • Length: 1 hr
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    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 New Yorker, December 20th & 27th 2010: Part 2 (Michael Spectre, Nick Paumgarten, Jim Newton)

    • By: Michael Spectre, Nick Paumgarten, Jim Newton
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 1 hr and 56 mins
    • Highlights
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    "Ike's Speech", by Jim Newton; "SantaLeaks", by Ben Greenman; "The Doomsday Strain", by Michael Spectre; and "Master of Play", by Nick Paumgarten.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The Rest of the West (2009)

    • Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
    • By: Mark Arax, Scott Martelle, Jim Newton, and others
    • Narrated by: Steven J. Ross
    • Length: 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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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