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    • Fascism

    • A Warning
    • By: Madeleine Albright
    • Narrated by: Madeleine Albright
    • Length: 9 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,865
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,698
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,677

    At the end of the 1980s, when the Cold War ended, many, including former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, believed that democracy had triumphed politically once and for all. Yet nearly 30 years later, the direction of history no longer seems certain. A repressive and destructive force has begun to re-emerge on the global stage - sweeping across Europe, parts of Asia, and the United States - that to Albright, looks very much like fascism.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Warning!

    • By JAL on 04-19-18

    Regular price: $30.79

    • President Carter

    • The White House Years
    • By: Stuart E. Eizenstat, Madeleine Albright - foreword
    • Narrated by: Brian Troxell, Madeleine Albright, Stuart E. Eizenstat - preface & introduction
    • Length: 37 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    Stuart Eizenstat was at Jimmy Carter’s side from his political rise in Georgia through four years in the White House, where he served as chief domestic policy adviser. He was directly involved in all domestic and economic decisions as well as in many foreign policy ones. Famous for the legal pads he took to every meeting, he draws on more than 7,500 pages of notes and 350 interviews of all the major figures of the time to write the comprehensive history of an underappreciated president - and to give an intimate view on how the presidency works.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Lots of information

    • By Jean on 09-01-18

    Regular price: $69.99

    • Prague Winter

    • A Personal Story of Remembrance and War, 1937-1948
    • By: Madeleine Albright
    • Narrated by: Madeleine Albright
    • Length: 15 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 272
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 232
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 229

    Before Madeleine Albright turned twelve, her life was shaken by the Nazi invasion of Czechoslovakia—the country where she was born—the Battle of Britain, the near total destruction of European Jewry, the Allied victory in World War II, the rise of communism, and the onset of the Cold War. Albright's experiences, and those of her family, provide a lens through which to view the most tumultuous dozen years in modern history.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The price of Democracy

    • By Jean on 07-14-12

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Madam Secretary

    • A Memoir
    • By: Madeleine Albright
    • Narrated by: Madeleine Albright
    • Length: 24 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 166
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 154
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 153

    A national best seller on its original publication in 2003, Madam Secretary is a riveting account of the life of America's first woman Secretary of State, Madeleine Albright. For eight years, during Bill Clinton's two presidential terms, Albright was a high-level participant in some of the most dramatic events of our time - from the pursuit of peace in the Middle East to NATO's intervention in the Balkans to America's troubled relations with Iran and Iraq.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • SUCH an Interesting Life

    • By Grace on 02-28-14

    Regular price: $53.61

    • Will We Stop Trump Before It’s Too Late?

    • By: Madeleine Albright
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      2.5 out of 5 stars 3

    On April 28, 1945 — 73 years ago — Italians hung the corpse of their former dictator Benito Mussolini upside down next to a gas station in Milan. Two days later, Adolf Hitler committed suicide in his bunker beneath the streets of war-ravaged Berlin. Fascism, it appeared, was dead.

    "Will We Stop Trump Before It’s Too Late?" is from the April 06, 2018 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Madeleine Albright and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Full Tilt Anti-Trump

    • By Fixer74 on 05-22-18

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Fascism: A Warning

    • By: Madeleine Albright
    • Narrated by: Madeleine Albright
    • Length: 9 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    A personal and urgent examination of Fascism in the 20th century and how its legacy shapes today’s world, written by one of America’s most admired public servants, the first woman to serve as US secretary of state. A Fascist, observes Madeleine Albright, 'is someone who claims to speak for a whole nation or group, is utterly unconcerned with the rights of others, and is willing to use violence and whatever other means are necessary to achieve the goals he or she might have.' 

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • True to its title, interesting and insightful

    • By Michalis Petrou on 08-06-18

    Regular price: $21.81

    • Madeleine Albright at the 92nd Street Y on The Role of Religion in World Politics

    • By: Madeleine Albright
    • Length: 1 hr and 13 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    Madeleine Albright, the former Secretary of State, offers a thoughtful and often surprising look at the role of religion in shaping America's approach to the world during this vist to New York's 92nd Street Y.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • The Mighty and the Almighty

    • Reflections on America, God, and World Affairs
    • By: Madeleine Albright
    • Narrated by: Madeleine Albright
    • Length: 10 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 83
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24

    Does America have a special mission, derived from God, to bring liberty and democracy to the world? How much influence does the Christian right have over U.S. foreign policy? And how should America deal with violent Islamist extremists? Madeleine Albright, the former Secretary of State and best-selling author of Madam Secretary, offers a thoughtful and often surprising look at the role of religion in shaping America's approach to the world.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The point??

    • By Thomas on 11-04-06

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Memo to the President Elect

    • How We Can Restore America's Reputation and Leadership
    • By: Madeleine Albright
    • Narrated by: Madeleine Albright
    • Length: 10 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 60
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    The next president, whether Democrat or Republican, will face the daunting task of repairing America's core relationships and tarnished credibility after the damage caused during the past seven years. In Memo to the President Elect, former secretary of state and best-selling author Madeleine Albright offers provocative ideas about how to confront the striking array of challenges that the next commander-in-chief will face.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing

    • By John on 06-23-08

    Regular price: $28.51