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    • A Bright Shining Lie

    • John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam
    • By: Neil Sheehan
    • Narrated by: Robertson Dean
    • Length: 35 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 344
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 303
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 304

    Sheehan's tragic biography of John Paul Vann is also a sweeping history of America's seduction, entrapment and disillusionment in Vietnam.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Worthy of the Pulitzer Prize, Great Listen

    • By RoosterCogburn on 06-03-13

    Regular price: $59.93

    • The Pentagon Papers

    • The Secret History of the Vietnam War
    • By: Neil Sheehan, E. W. Kenworthy, Fox Butterfield, and others
    • Narrated by: James Anderson Foster
    • Length: 37 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37

    The basis for the film The Post, The Pentagon Papers are a series of articles, documents, and studies examining the Johnson Administration's lies to the public about the extent of US involvement in the Vietnam War, bringing to light shocking conclusions about America's true role in the conflict. With a brand-new foreword by James L. Greenfield, this edition of the Pulitzer Prize-winning story is sure to provoke discussion about free press and government deception.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not appropriate for audio.

    • By William R. Toddmancillas on 02-19-18

    Regular price: $19.59

    • A Fiery Peace in a Cold War

    • Bernard Schriever and the Ultimate Weapon
    • By: Neil Sheehan
    • Narrated by: Robertson Dean
    • Length: 19 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 40

    Here is the never-before-told story of the nuclear arms race that changed history - and of the visionary American Air Force officer Bernard Schriever, who led the high-stakes effort. A Fiery Peace in a Cold War is a masterly work about Schriever's quests to prevent the Soviet Union from acquiring nuclear superiority, to penetrate and exploit space for America, and to build the first weapons meant to deter an atomic holocaust rather than to be fired in anger.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic

    • By Mike B. on 10-19-17

    Regular price: $43.93

    • David and Goliath in Vietnam

    • By: Neil Sheehan
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    There are some events that can be understood only with the perspective of time. The war in Vietnam is one.

    "David and Goliath in Vietnam" is from the May 27, 2017 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Neil Sheehan and narrated by Kristi Burns.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • The New Yorker

    • Life During Wartime
    • By: Philip Gourevitch, Robert Stone, Neil Sheehan, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 52 mins
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    "Just Watching" by Philip Gourevitch; "Antarctica, 1958" by Robert Stone; "Vietnam, 1966" by Neil Sheehan; "New York City, 1967" by Roger Angell; "Yugoslavia, 1991" by Aleksander Hemon; "Sierra Leone, 1997" by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie; "Ivory Coast, 2001" by Tony D'Souza; "Iraq, 2004" by Wendell Steavenson; and "Meeting E.P." by Samuel Hynes.

    Regular price: $5.95