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    • A Memoir of Survival in Cleveland
    • By: Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus, Mary Jordan, and others
    • Narrated by: Jorjeana Marie, Marisol Ramirez, Arthur Morey
    • Length: 12 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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    On May 6, 2013, Amanda Berry made headlines around the world when she fled a Cleveland area home and called 911, saying: "Help me, I'm Amanda Berry.... I've been kidnapped, and I've been missing for 10 years." A horrifying story rapidly unfolded. Ariel Castro, a local school bus driver, had separately lured Berry, Gina DeJesus, and Michelle Knight to his home, where he kept them chained in the basement. In the decade that followed, the three were raped, psychologically abused, and threatened with death.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A moving read.

    • By caroline on 04-28-15

    Regular price: $31.50

    • We Rise

    • Speeches by Inspirational Black Women
    • By: Michelle Obama, Shirley Chisholm, Barbara Jordan, and others
    • Narrated by: Michelle Obama, Shirley Chisholm, Barbara Jordan, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 8 mins
    • Original Recording
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    We Rise: Speeches by Inspirational Black Women, is a rare compilation of memorable speeches delivered by celebrated African-American women from both the past and present. Spanning decades and elucidating the fight for equality, it not only captures important pieces of black history, but reveals the struggle from a female perspective. The live recordings in this captivating collection are preceded by a short biography to introduce each speaker.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • A disappointment and a disservice

    • By Kindle Customer on 02-11-10

    Regular price: $6.96

    • Inside Melania Trump’s Complicated White House Life: Separate Schedule, Different Priorities

    • By: Mary Jordan, Emily Heil, Josh Dawsey
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 15 mins
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    Donald and Melania Trump’s remarkably separate daily routines begin with him getting up around 5:30 a.m., watching cable news shows and tweeting.

    "Inside Melania Trump’s Complicated White House Life: Separate Schedule, Different Priorities" is from the May 06, 2018 Lifestyle section of The Washington Post. It was written by Mary Jordan, Emily Heil and Josh Dawsey and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Melania Trump Begins Tour of Africa in Ghana Amid Questions and Criticism

    • By: Emily Heil, Mary Jordan
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Melania Trump began her week-long sojourn to Africa in Accra, Ghana. Landing Tuesday morning, the first lady was greeted on the tarmac by Ghanaian first lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo and a bouquet of flowers wrapped in kente cloth followed by a performance of dancing and drumming.

    "Melania Trump Begins Tour of Africa in Ghana Amid Questions and Criticism" is from the October 02, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Emily Heil andMary Jordan and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Emmanuel Macron Is 39 and His Wife Is 64. French Women Say It's About Time.

    • By: Mary Jordan
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Emmanuel Macron, the front-runner in Sunday’s French presidential election, shares something with President Trump: a 24-year age gap with his wife. The difference is that Macron’s wife is the older one.

    "Emmanuel Macron Is 39 and His Wife Is 64. French Women Say It's About Time." is from the May 04, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Mary Jordan and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • When Trump Said That Not Paying Taxes 'Makes Me Smart,' Undecided Voters in N.C. Gasped

    • By: Mary Jordan
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    CARY, N.C. — Donald Trump so captured Ron Townley’s attention as “an outsider ready to tear down the system,” just the one who might break the Washington logjam, the doer to build new airports and highways, that he was considering voting for him. But Trump’s response Monday night when Hillary Clinton accused him of not paying a cent of federal tax left Townley appalled.

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    • Trump’s Tough Words for Merkel and May Raise Questions About His Relationships with Female Leaders

    • By: Greg Jaffe, Mary Jordan, Josh Dawsey
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    President Trump has spent much of his trip to Europe this week lashing out at two of the most powerful women in the world.

    "Trump’s Tough Words for Merkel and May Raise Questions About His Relationships with Female Leaders" is from the July 13, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Greg Jaffe, Mary Jordan and Josh Dawsey and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Very Different Trump Speech: A Call by Melania for No More 'Mean Words'

    • By: Mary Jordan
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Melania Trump promised to work against cyberbullying and for a more civil society as first lady in a speech here Thursday, saying “our culture has gotten too mean and too rough” - sounding nothing at all like her husband, whose history of insults and name-calling is a central part of his candidacy for president.

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    • The Painful Truth About Teeth

    • By: Mary Jordan, Kevin Sullivan
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 13 mins
    • Unabridged
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    As the distance between rich and poor grows in the United States, few consequences are so overlooked as the humiliating divide in dental care.

    "The Painful Truth About Teeth" is from the May 13, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Mary Jordan and Kevin Sullivan and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • With Blunt Talk and Compelling Stories, Viral Videos Are Turning Unknown Women Candidates into Political Sensations

    • By: Mary Jordan
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    MJ Hegar, an Air Force pilot shot down by the Taliban in Afghanistan, was a political unknown until she opened fire with 2018’s most effective political weapon: the viral online video.

    "With Blunt Talk and Compelling Stories, Viral Videos Are Turning Unknown Women Candidates into Political Sensations" is from the July 03, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Mary Jordan and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Questions Linger About How Melania Trump, a Slovenian Model, Scored ‘the Einstein Visa’

    • By: Mary Jordan
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    In 2000, Melania Knauss, a Slovenian model dating Donald Trump, began petitioning the government for the right to permanently reside in the United States under a program reserved for people with “extraordinary ability.”

    "Questions Linger About How Melania Trump, a Slovenian Model, Scored ‘the Einstein Visa’" is from the March 01, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Mary Jordan and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Most Americans Don’t Want a World ‘Where Everybody Is Angry All the Time,’ Obama Says, Injecting Himself into Midterms

    • By: Mary Jordan
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Former president Barack Obama, who has kept a low public profile since leaving the White House a year and half ago, is wading back into politics ahead of the November elections.

    "Most Americans Don’t Want a World ‘Where Everybody Is Angry All the Time,’ Obama Says, Injecting Himself into Midterms" is from the June 29, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Mary Jordan and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • From Playboy to President? Trump's Past Crude Sex Talk Collides with His White House Bid

    • By: Mary Jordan
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
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    "From Playboy to President? Trump's past Crude Sex Talk Collides with His White House Bid" is from the May 10, 2016 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Mary Jordan and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Abortion Wars Are Heating up Ahead of November Midterms

    • By: Mary Jordan
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Mississippi’s governor just signed a law, more restrictive than in any state, banning abortions after 15 weeks. Iowa’s state Senate is trying to go even further and stop abortions at around six weeks. And 20 Ohio lawmakers have proposed outlawing all abortions, even if the woman’s life is in danger.

    "Abortion Wars Are Heating up Ahead of November Midterms" is from the April 19, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Mary Jordan and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • For Foreign Diplomats, Trump Hotel Is Place to Be

    • By: Jonathan O'Connell, Mary Jordan
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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    About 100 foreign diplomats, from Brazil to Turkey, gathered at the Trump International Hotel this week to sip Trump-branded champagne, dine on sliders and hear a sales pitch about the U.S. president-elect’s newest hotel.

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    • Mexico's Top Diplomat Calls Trump's Policies 'Ignorant and Racist'

    • By: Kevin Sullivan, Mary Jordan
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Mexico's Top Diplomat Calls Trump's Policies 'Ignorant and Racist'" is from the Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Kevin Sullivan and Mary Jordan and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • Women Racked Up Victories Across The Country Tuesday. It May Be Only The Beginning.

    • By: Mary Jordan, Karen Tumulty, Michael Alison Chandler
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Women racked up victories across the country on Tuesday, and are being credited with the Democrats’ big night overall. It is a testament to the remarkable explosion of women candidates who have entered the political stage since Donald Trump was elected president one year ago.

    "Women Racked Up Victories Across The Country Tuesday. It May Be Only The Beginning." is from the November 08, 2017 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Mary Jordan, Karen Tumulty and Michael Alison Chandler and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Fear, Hope and Deportations

    • By: Mary Jordan, Kevin Sullivan
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 15 mins
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    At 4:30 a.m. on a windy Monday, Tamara Estes swallows vitamin B12 for energy and krill oil for her arthritic fingers. Even with her nightly Ambien, she is always up before the sun, getting ready for a job that reminds her of what infuriates her about America.

    She drives a school bus on a route that winds through a North Texas neighborhood filled with undocumented Mexicans. She picks up nearly 100 of their children and drops them off at public schools funded by American taxpayers. By her.

    "Fear, Hope and Deportations" is from the March 18, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Mary Jordan and Kevin Sullivan and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Report: Melania Trump worked in U.S. without proper permit

    • By: Rosalind S. Helderman, Mary Jordan
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Melania Trump, the wife of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and an immigrant from Slovenia, was paid for 10 modeling jobs in 1996 before she received legal authorization to work in the United States, the Associated Press reported Friday night.

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    • Trump Once Said TV Ruined Politics. Then It Made Him a Star

    • By: Drew Harwell, Mary Jordan
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 11 mins
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    In 1980, in one of his first big TV interviews, Donald Trump was asked whether television was ruining politics. “It’s hurt the process very much,” Trump told NBC’s Rona Barrett. “Abraham Lincoln would probably not be electable today because of television. He was not a handsome man, and he did not smile at all. He would not be considered to be a prime candidate for the presidency — and that’s a shame, isn’t it?”

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