What if the year we have long commemorated as America’s defining moment was in fact misleading? What if the real events that signaled the historic shift from colony to country took place earlier, and that the true story of our nation’s emergence reveals a more complicated - and divisive - birth process? In this major new work, iconoclastic historian and political chronicler Kevin Phillips upends the conventional reading of the American Revolution by puncturing the myth that 1776 was the struggle’s watershed year. Mythology and omission have elevated 1776, but the most important year, rarely recognized, was 1775.
Regular price: $24.49
By any serious measurement, best-selling historian Kevin Phillips argues, William McKinley was a major American president. It was during his administration that the United States made its diplomatic and military debut as a world power. McKinley was one of eight presidents who, either in the White House or on the battlefield, stood as principals in successful wars, and he was among the six or seven to take office in what became recognized as a major realignment of the U.S. party system.
Regular price: $18.89
The anthology for when the good guys aren't good enough is here! Black Fedora throws the spotlight on those in the shadows, the other half of every great story - the villain. Welcome to the dark side. Within this book you will find stories where the hero is the villain and one person's crime is another person's glory. Get ready to step out of the light and take a tour of various underworlds with three tales that give us a look at what secrets lurk beneath the Black Fedora.
Regular price: $14.95
In Bad Money, Phillips describes the consequences of our misguided economic policies, our mounting debt, our collapsing housing market, our threatened oil, and the end of American domination of world markets. America's current challenges (and failures) run striking parallels to the decline of previous leading world economic powers - especially the Dutch and British.
Regular price: $28.00
The SUV that authorities said was carrying a family of eight — two parents and six adopted children — was traveling at 90 mph before it plunged off a California cliff last week, according to court documents obtained by a local TV station.
"Speedometer ‘Pinned‘ at 90 Mph as SUV Carrying Family Plunged off a Cliff, Report Says" is from the April 01, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Kristine Phillips, Kevin Sullivan and Marwa Eltagouri and narrated by Sam Scholl.
Regular price: $0.95