Showing results by author "Richard Kluger"

Categories

All Categories

2 results
Sort by
    • Indelible Ink

    • The Trials of John Peter Zenger and the Birth of America’s Free Press
    • By: Richard Kluger
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
    • Length: 13 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 5

    In Indelible Ink, acclaimed social historian Richard Kluger recreates in rich detail this dramatic clash of powerful antagonists that marked the beginning of press freedom in America and its role in vanquishing colonial tyranny. Here is an enduring lesson that resounds to this day on the vital importance of free public expression as the underpinning of democracy.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • too much

    • By ou812gregg on 04-25-17
    • The Trials of John Peter Zenger and the Birth of America’s Free Press
    • By: Richard Kluger
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
    • Length: 13 hrs and 35 mins
    • Release date: 09-13-16
    • 3 out of 5 stars 6 ratings

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Bitter Waters of Medicine Creek

    • A Tragic Clash Between White and Native America
    • By: Richard Kluger
    • Narrated by: Alan Sklar
    • Length: 14 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    When appointed the Washington Territory's first governor, Isaac Ingalls Stevens, an ambitious military man turned politician, had one goal: to persuade (peacefully if possible) the Indians of the Puget Sound region to turn over their ancestral lands to the federal government. In return, they were to be consigned to reservations unsuitable for hunting, fishing, or grazing, their traditional means of sustaining life. The result was an outbreak of violence and rebellion, a tragic episode of frontier oppression and injustice.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brutal, essential history

    • By Buretto on 10-22-17

    Regular price: $31.50