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    • The Last Republicans

    • Inside the Extraordinary Relationship Between George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush
    • By: Mark K. Updegrove
    • Narrated by: Milton Jeffers
    • Length: 14 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 72
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71

    In this balanced, illuminating audiobook, Updegrove tells the story of the Bushes' relationship from the birth of George W. through their postpresidential years and Jeb Bush's failed candidacy. Drawing on exclusive access and interviews with both presidents and the key people in their lives, Updegrove reveals the Bushes' views on the current state of the nation and the GOP and how the party they both led and helped build is undergoing a radical transformation.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Father and Son Presidents

    • By Jean on 02-14-18

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Indomitable Will

    • LBJ in the Presidency
    • By: Mark Updegrove
    • Narrated by: Paul Michael, Dan Woren, Coleen Marlo, and others
    • Length: 13 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 78
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65

    Nearly 50 years after being sworn in as president of the United States in the wake of John F. Kennedy’s assassination, Lyndon Baines Johnson remains a largely misunderstood figure. His force of personal­ity, mastery of power and the political process, and boundless appetite for social reform made him one of the towering figures of his time. But he was one of the most protean and paradoxical of presidents as well. Because of his flawed nature and inherent contradic­tions, some claimed there were as many LBJs as there were people who knew him.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • A hagiography for LBJ

    • By M. Behnke on 11-27-17

    Regular price: $31.50